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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


        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


PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia. The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will meet in St. Kitts and Nevis this week for their 32nd Council Meeting.   The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will meet in St. Kitts and Nevis this […]

ECTEL Council of Ministers To Meet In St. Kitts



The Telecommunications Regulatory Body for the Eastern Caribbean ECTEL celebrates its 15th Anniversary today. Below is the prepared speech made to mark the occasion.    Address by the Honourable Minister Responsible for Telecommunications on the Occasion of the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL)   “Committed to […]

ECTEL CELEBRATES 15th ANNIVERSARY 


Russell Williams After the swearing in ceremony of the new government in February there were questions about the apparent absence of the Ministry of Technology. Apparently, I was foolish enough to air my questions and concern publicly, triggering a wave of criticism and seemingly stoking an already politically charged environment. […]

The Case For A Ministry Of Technology – Pt 1


Removing Mobile Competition Obstacles, Facilitating Consumer Choice By Bevil Wooding Liberalisation of the telecommunications market and the introduction of new players to the Caribbean mobile landscape were supposed to usher in a new era of competition and choice for consumers. To some extent it has. We are past the dark […]

Time for Mobile Number Portability



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


There has been mounting criticisms from persons in St. Kitts recently about the service they receive from the largest telecoms provider LIME. This has led to the Telecoms Minister making a statement. Add your comments to the debate about the quality of service we currently receive from our providers. Minister […]

Telecoms Head, LIME Air Customer Complaints


PRESS RELEASE The Commission predicts that FDI will rise by between 15% and 25% in 2011 compared with 2010, but points out that the region should implement policies focused on innovation in order to better absorb the benefits of investment flows. In 2010, Latin America and the Caribbean was the […]

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN WAS THE REGION WITH THE ...



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


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) – The new Treaty of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will be signed in the St. Kitts capital in December. This was disclosed Friday in Anguilla by Grenada’s Prime Minister Hon. Tillman Thomas at the conclusion of the historic 50th meeting of the OECS […]

New Treaty of Basseterre to be Signed in St. Kitts ...