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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   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


Russell Williams Last month, Microsoft formerly the biggest software company in the world announced that is would shed 18,000 jobs. One the surface it doesn’t seem like something to trouble us here in our respective idyllic piece of paradise. But while listening to one of the many podcasts I subscribe […]

What does Microsoft’s Job Losses mean for the Caribbean?



Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 17, 2012 Participants attending the January 24 to 27 Mobile Apps Workshop in St. Kitts will be challenged to unleash this aspect of technology as a tool for positive change. The workshop is organized by the Department of Information Technology and aims to provide the technical […]

APPS WORKSHOP CITES TECHNOLOGY AS TOOL FOR POSITIVE CHANGE


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Officials at the Department of Technology are finalizing arrangements for the first mobile application development workshop which is expected to open a world of possibilities to locals. The workshop runs from January 24 to 27, 2012, and will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. […]

MOBILE APP WORKSHOP TO OPEN WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES


This is the continuation of the article by Bevil Wooding from yesterday By Bevil Wooding Part 2 Local Content & Applications Encouraging, branding, packaging and ultimately, utilizing locally developed content, applications and services is fundamental to the development of the local internet economy. Countries can debate the merits of nationally […]

Building the Domestic Internet Economy



By Bevil Wooding Understanding the Global Internet Through a Local Lens The beauty of the Internet is the unprecedented efficiency with which it serves the diverse information appetites of so many across the world. However, even though any individual can now potentially reach a global audience, the internet landscape remains […]

Building the Domestic Internet Economy


ST JOHNS, ANTIGUA. Want to find out what’s happening in Antigua and Barbuda? Well now there’s an app for that. Participants at the first ever Mobile App development Training workshop in Antigua and Barbuda built an app called In Antigua from scratch as the final exercise in an intensive two-day […]

Mobile Apps Revolution Hits Antigua