Castries, St. Lucia, March 22nd, 2016 – C&W Business, the business-to-business unit of Cable & Wireless Communications partnered with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union and the Government of St Lucia for the hosting of a telecommunications conference last week.
The event which ran from March 14-18 at the Bay Gardens Resort was part of International Communications Technology Week activities and is being attended by delegates from across the globe, including heads of regional and international organizations, government ministers, commissioners of police, attorneys general, Directors of Public Prosecution and ICT personnel.
A major aim of the conference is to agree on a regional approach to cyber security. The delegates were also working to develop a comprehensive regional Cyber Security Action Plan and identify financing to implement it.
C&W Business provided the conference with complimentary Wi-Fi hotspot service capable of delivering high speed wireless internet for use by the delegates to email, connect, network and report on the event.
Senior Vice President Marketing & Business Intelligence for Cable & Wireless Business, Mr. Renato Mariani said, “We are proud to be part of a conference that brings together technocrats, business leaders and ICT experts to discuss ideas for the development of a harmonized Cyber Security Action Plan for the region, especially given its overwhelming importance. As a company, it’s important for us to be involved in such forums as we believe that all stakeholders – individuals, businesses and governments have a shared responsibility to ensure a safer internet.”