connectivity

Hyatt to Offer Free Wi-Fi at All Hotels

 Above: the Hyatt Regency Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff Wi-Fi is no longer a privilege or an amenity — it’ s now a necessity for travelers, and one of the world’s top hotel brands has announced a plan to offer …

Caribbean Connectivity: CARCIP Urges Greater Regional Innovation

 Above; St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Three Eastern Caribbean countries are benefitting from an infrastructure development thrust that could usher in a new era of technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship for the region. The initiative is part …

Caribbean Connectivity: St Lucia Launching Internet Exchange Point

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning to become the latest Caribbean country to establish an Internet exchange point (IXP). The launch of the Saint Lucia IXP, called SLiX, is being timed as part of …

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 Above: a panel discussion at the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum last month By the Caribbean Journal staff Are external factors holding back the Caribbean’s Internet entrepreneurs? The answer is yes, particularly the apparent underdevelopment of critical Internet infrastructure in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has launched its multimillion-dollar GATE project, something it hopes will be a major driver of development in information and communication technologies. The Government-Assisted Technology Endeavour is a partnership between Antigua and …

 Above: US President Barack Obama and Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Connectivity is key to the integration of the Americas, according to Panama President Ricardo Martinelli, who was speaking at the Sixth Summit of …