Digicel to shut down Claro network – Let the backlash begin ?

The Jamaica Observer article first paragraph says "Digicel has been granted permission to shut down the Claro network less than four months after agreeing to keep it going under the terms of their merger. Permission for the network to be switched off was granted by the outgoing Jamaica Labour Party

Top 10 Most Read blog posts on SiliconCaribe.com in 2011

Yeah it's that time of the year when we look back, review analytics and create lists showing what was important to our readers. This top 10 list reflects what our readers found most interesting to read and share over 2011. 1. Reggae Music Lessons: Top 3 Reasons Reggae Music Sales Suck

Where did Claro Jamaica’s Website Go?

Glad we did a screen grab a few weeks ago so IF, or maybe when Digicel/Claro deal is cemented and The Government of Jamaica okays what will in essence be another monopoly we have evidence of increased prices and changes in packages. That said we went to the site today

88 per cent of Jamaican mobile users on Digicel network

MORE than 88 per cent of Jamaican mobile users are Digicel customers, according to the results of an islandwide survey released by the Mona School of Business at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona today. Claro, which is being acquired by Digicel, has 15 per cent

FLASHBACK Tech in Jamaica: Caribexchange Trade Net Magazine

I know those of you who are new to Tech generally and new to The tech industry in Jamaica specifically will not remember this magazine -Trade Net. It started 8 years ago as a free magazine from Caribexchange.com which was an eprocurement startup based at the Technology Innovation Centre at

OUR gets green light to assess telecoms firms

IN A move that could pave the way for lower call rates locally, the Telecommunications Appeals Tribunal has dismissed an appeal from Mossel Jamaica Limited against a decision of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR). In its decision, the OUR had sought to declare Mossel - trading as Digicel -