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Dominica Planning Broadband Upgrade

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is planning a major broadband upgrade, according to Telecom Minister Kelvar Darroux. The plan is to make “reliable telephone acccess available throughout the islands,” Darroux said in a government release. …

Creating Caribbean Futures

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Many Caribbean livelihoods are made and lost around seasonal fluctuations in foreigners’ travel. For much of the region, tourism, an all-too-inefficient form of intraregional human traffic, is economic lifeblood. But for one group of Caribbean islands, …

LIME to Invest $10M to Improve Mobile, Broadband in St Kitts and Nevis

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional telecom provider LIME will be investing $10 million to improve networks in St Kitts and Nevis, the government announced this week. LIME will invest $4.5 million to expand 4G …

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 Above: Minister Phillip Paulwell By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel’s recent move to abolish regional roaming fees was “commendable,” but the Caribbean’s true goal should be “affordable and ubiquitous broadband Internet access,” according to Jamaican Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell. The …

 Above: work on the broadband project (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is moving into the next phase of construction on its broadband internet development plan, according to Lawrence Kupfer, president of the Virgin Islands …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh at a meeting with viNGN (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is continuing its push to build a high-speed broadband internet infrastructure in the territory. USVI …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network has awarded a series of contracts to local firms to begin the process of building the USVI’s broadband internet …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government has approved access to a $6 million loan from the International Development Association to provide support for ICT and broadband in the country. The initiative will develop information and communication technologies through …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia, Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines will be part of the first phase of a 10-year Information and Communication Technology programme funded by the World Bank. The Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Programme …

 Above: a teacher receives a laptop (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua, in collaboration with telecom LIME, has rolled out the third phase of its teacher laptop initiative, giving 500 teachers in the country a …