Science & Technology

Regulators Discuss Improving Electronic Communications Services To Consumers

The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) and the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commissions (NTRCs) gathered virtually on September 13, 2022 for the 23rd ECTEL/NTRC Consultative Forum. The aim of the session was to...

Thousands Of Saint Lucian Households To Benefit From Low Cost ICT Services

Up to 5,000 households will benefit from low-cost ICT services due to a strategic partnership between the government of Saint Lucia and telecommunications company FLOW. The services will include broadband Internet, landline...

UNDP Partners With Caribbean Governments To Speed Up Digital Transformation

The way we work has drastically changed over the past two years, and in order for individuals and businesses to continue to succeed, they need to evolve. Through the support of the...

CARICOM Secretariat Strengthens Its ICT Capacity

In an effort to better serve the Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the CARICOM Secretariat is undergoing an extensive upgrade of its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) capacity. This is...

ARIN, CTU To Deepen Caribbean Digital Transformation

The Secretary-General of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), Mr. Rodney Taylor and Director of Caribbean Affairs for the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), Mr. Bevil Wooding, announced joint plans to...

Full Lunar Eclipse To Bring Super Blood Moon

One of our planet's most stunning sights is coming to the skies - a super blood Moon. In the year's only full lunar eclipse, Earth will come between the Sun and the...

Taiwan Brings Smart Classroom To St. Joseph’s Convent

The learning environment at St. Joseph’s Convent is now vastly improved, thanks to a donation of electronics from the Taiwanese Embassy to create a multi-media smart classroom. The donation included 65” TV screens,...

CDB Urges Bold, Urgent Actions To Transform The Region’s Energy Landscape

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has made a clarion call to strategic partners to work together to execute bold and urgent actions to transform the Region’s energy landscape and lay the...

ECTEL Celebrates 22 Years Of Regulating Electronic Communications In The Region

The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) has been the regional regulatory body advising the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commissions (NTRCs) on electronic communications matters in its five (5) Member States namely; the...

SLBS Issues Radiation Warning As Nuclear Gauge Goes Missing

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards wishes to inform the public that we were officially notified of the unauthorized removal of a bright yellow Humboldt nuclear gauge from a construction site...

CARICOM Committed To Full Elimination Of Roaming Charges

Grenada’s Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, has reiterated CARICOM’s commitment to achieving full elimination of roaming charges and establishing a harmonised regional regulatory framework. Addressing a meeting of regulators...

C&W Communications Provides Free Mobile Calling To Ukraine

C&W Communications is assisting those trying to connect with loved ones in Ukraine by offering free long-distance calling and texts from its Caribbean markets. A C&W Communications release says the offer is valid...

C&W Communications Commits To Lower Roaming Rates

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (February 24th , 2022):-  C&W Communications, the operators of Flow, Flow Business and C&W Business, has announced a suite of new roaming plans to coincide with The Declaration...

CARICOM Signs Declaration On Reducing Roaming Charges

Saint George’s, Grenada (23rd February 2022) – Today, 23rd February 2022, brought the Caribbean one step closer to reducing roaming charges. CARICOM Heads of Government will be lauded in the annals...

Historic Declaration Signed On Reducing Intra-CARICOM Roaming Charges

On Wednesday morning, a historic signing of a declaration on reducing intra-CARICOM roaming charges took place in St George's, Grenada. Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, Lead Head of Government responsible for...

Civil Status Registry e-Services Coming To Digigov

Press Release:- The Division of Public Sector Modernization (DPSM) continues its digital transformation efforts to modernize and transform public sector services by deploying two additional online services (application for birth and...

ICT Ministers Approve Plans To Fast-Track Digital Transformation

Ministers of ICT on Friday unanimously approved the CARICOM Secretariat-led action plans to accelerate the Region’s digital transformation. The Secretariat presented the plans to the Ministers at a Special Meeting of the...

Thousands Of Guyanese To Benefit From Free Government Wi-Fi

DPI:- The Government of Guyana, through the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), has begun the installation process of 1000 free internet access hubs across five regions. Dubbed ‘The 1000 Hubs Project’, the...

ECCB Launches Climate Resilience Data Challenge

University students and practitioners in the field of data science are invited to participate in the Climate Resilience Data Challenge, a component of the 6th  Growth and Resilience Dialogue organised by...

ECTEL Launches Campaign To Promote The Electronic Communications Bill

Press Release:-  The Telecommunications Acts in the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority’s (ECTEL) five (5) Member States have been in force for over 20 years, as such ECTEL is thrilled to launch...

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