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    Russell Williams   Weeks after the record breaking devastating hurricanes Irma and Maria, cut through the Caribbean leaving their indelible mark of destruction, the fortunate inhabitants of islands that escaped the tempests will continue feel their impact in other ways well into next year.

Hurricanes Irma and Maria Delay Number Portability in ECTEL States


Russell Williams   What is Number Portability? Number Portability, refers to the ability to switch telephone service provider while keeping your telephone number with you. This time last year mobile phone subscribers in the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) member states were told that they could look forward to Number […]

Number Portability in ECTEL States Delayed


Russell Williams     The story I’m about to relay is one I tell often but it’s one which is worth repeating and I crave your indulgence if you have read or heard it before.   In 2000, a fuel shortage in the UK led to the rationing of petrol […]

Has The Outcry Over The Blocking of OTTs and VoIP ...



PRESS RELEASE Castries, St. Lucia  The Eastern Caribbean Communications Authority-ECTEL continues to celebrate its fifteenth anniversary with an Open Day, scheduled to take place at its Saint Lucia based headquarters on Wednesday, June 3. That’s when secondary school students from six surrounding schools will be exposed to the operations of […]

ECTEL Continues to Celebrate


Russell Williams   Some days ago I publicly expressed my concerns that after the swearing in of the new cabinet ministers, that the ministry of technology appeared to have been dropped. I wasn’t unduly worried because I thought that perhaps it would fall under infrastructure along with telecommunications. However, after […]

Technology, No Longer Homeless




Press Release Castries, Saint Lucia, April 26th, 2010 – The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) will host a public ceremony and regional symposium in Grenada on May 4th 2010, to mark the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty which established the regulatory authority. This event follows the programme […]

ECTEL 10th Anniversary Activities