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In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria we were reminded of the valuable service provided by the group of volunteers known as Ham Radio enthusiasts or Amateur Radio Operators to give them their full title. Ham Radio Provide Essential Service in Disasters While the more modern communications methods such […]

Amateur Radio Moving Forward in St. Kitts-Nevis


        Tim Burke – Vice President StrategicTechnology, Liberty Global   CANTO 2017 continues at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana Dominican Republic. The 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition, is addressing current concerns and challenges in the region and how they can be solved. […]

CANTO 2017 – Looking into the Future


Russell Williams On the 1st of October, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took over stewardship of the Internet from the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. We were able to discuss the ramifications of this transfer and the wider issue of Internet Governance as it relates to the […]

Caribbean Must Engage in Internet Governance



PRESS RELEASE Following the launch of the Technical and Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) Enhancement Project, the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), conducted a two-day workshop, which was designed to familiarize stakeholders within the various Ministries, Departments and Industries about TVET’s enhancement project.

TVET’s Enhancing Project Preparation Moves Forward With Two-Day Stakeholder Workshop


    Russell Williams   Government’s of St. Kitts and Nevis and The Republic of China on Taiwan Commit to Re-Open National ICT   The Ocean Terrace Inn, was the venue for the National ICT Centre Renovation Kick-Off event, on Friday morning, 9th October 2015.   The centre which has […]

National ICT Centre to Re-Open


Russell Williams   The Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP) is a component of the Entrepreneurship Programme for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC), which is funded through the World Bank, InfoDev and the Canadian Government to the tune of $20M CAD. The intent is to build capacity throughout the Caribbean in […]

Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project (CMIP)/Start-UP Jamaica Challenge and CodeSprint 2015



  Following is the full text of the statement issued by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union on the Regulatory Forum held on December 10-11 at Cascadia Hotel, St Ann’s, Trinidad & Tobago. We have re-posted it on Kittivisian Life for those of you who didn’t have a chance to read it […]

CTU Issues Statement After Its Port-of-Spain Forum


Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 02, 2012 (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis is one step closer in establishing an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) as Government continues to work with local and international partners to enhance self-reliance in the information technology sector. On a recent visit to St. Kitts, Bevil Wooding of […]

ST. KITTS-NEVIS CLOSER TO ESTABLISHING INTERNET EXCHANGE POINT


The Future of Business in the Caribbean – Pt 2 By Russell Williams In an earlier piece I compared the business environment which exists in the Caribbean to that in more developed countries such as the UK and US. Among the key differences were the availability of adequate resources and […]

The Future of Caribbean Business – Pt 2



By Russell Williams As I conclude this series of articles on why we in developing countries really must break the shackles of “consumerism” especially as it relates to technology and software by giving some examples. The most important asset a commercial enterprise has is its customers! If you disagree try […]

Why We can’t Afford Shrink-Wrapped Software, and It’s NOT About ...


By Russell Williams Earlier this year several column inches were rightly given to the mobile applications development workshop held in St. Kitts-Nevis,facilitated by the Bright Path Foundation.

SKN Mobile Apps Inaugural Training Session


CANTO based in Trinidad & Tobago will stage its 6th annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day- Essay Competition under the theme: “Women and girls in ICT”. High school students from the ages of 15 to 18 are invited to write a 600 word essay exploring the current and future […]

CANTO’s 6th WTISD – Essay Competition