Cloud computing ‘inevitable’ for Cayman government

Government services will, in the coming years, start moving away from physical servers on the island and into big data centers in the United States and elsewhere, according to a deputy in the Ministry of Home Affairs. In an interview this week, Wesley Howell, who is in charge of public safety

LIAT expands distribution and e-ticketing technology

Sabre Corporation has expanded a multi-year distribution and technology agreement with LIAT, The Caribbean Airline which is based in Antigua. In addition to bolstering its commerce strategy with the agency channel, LIAT has implemented enhanced capabilities that enable seamless connectivity and access to pricing, availability, data and ticket changes for

ICT Offers Jamaicans Best Solution For Unemployment

WHILE THOUSANDS of individuals graduate from various secondary and tertiary institutions annually with no job prospects, Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Paulwell has said information communication technology (ICT) is the best solution for unemployment. 9078

OAS Permanent Council Holds Special Meeting to Debate “Diplomacy, Development and Governance”

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) met on November 12, 2014 in the framework of a special meeting to hear presentations from experts in international relations and telecommunications on the topic of “Diplomacy, development, and governance,” which were followed by deliberations by the representatives of the

Belize Court of Appeal Reserves Judgment in Telemedia Case

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case against Great Belize Productions, formerly a subsidiary of Belize Telemedia Limited.  On August twenty-third, 2009, the day before B.T.L. was nationalized, the board of directors of the company divested Great Belize Productions from its assets. According to attorney Michael Young,

What will the ICT world look like by 2020?

At an International Telecommunications Union conference last week, meeting participants unanimously adopted the ‘Connect 2020 Agenda for Global Telecommunication/ICT Development’. The Agenda outlines the shared vision, goals and targets that Member States have committed to achieve by 2020. 9036

Jamaican parents will soon be asked to pay for Tablets

Parents will be required to absorb the cost of tablet computers after the 30,000 devices now being distributed free to 30 schools islandwide under the $1.4 billion Schools Tablet Computer Programme pilot, has ended.  "We recognise that this project is very costly and when you think about the pilot only