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Could a Major Caribbean Merger Mean the End for Caribbean Broadcasters?

 By Dr Marcia ForbesCJ Contributor Secrecy Unfolded The build-up was impressive. There was great secrecy, a stage draped in ‘silk’ with silhouetted dancers and when the curtain fell, flashing lights and tech music. “We’re ready to take over the world” …

Cable and Wireless Pays $1.85 Billion for Columbus International

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean telecom giant Cable and Wireless has agreed to purchase Barbados-based Columbus International, another major telecom provider in the wider Latin American and Caribbean region. London-listed Cable & Wireless, which does the majority of …

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: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will be launching a programme to distribute tablet computers in the country’s schools in September, the government announced this week. The plan will be conducted with help from telecommunications firm …

 Above: the signing ceremony in New Kingston (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional telecommunications firm LIME is partnering with the government of Jamaica on the “Start-Up Jamaica” initiative. Through the partnership, LIME will be providing Internet connectivity, furniture …

 Above: St John’s Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua and Barbuda is set to launch what it is calling a “major” new information and communication technology initiative. The multimillion-dollar initiative, which is called the …

 Above: Chevy’s Calypso Bar (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — Arms and legs shake, the rum flows freely, the music pulses and, if you concentrate, you can hear the soft reminder of the ocean just a few …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is sending three athletes to the LIME CARIFTA Games, which begin in Bermuda this week. The team, led by Winston Scotland, will leave on Wednesday. Lester Ryan, making his third appearance at CARIFTA, will …

 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 …

 Above: Kirani James signs the deal with LIME Grenada GM Angus Steele By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian star sprinter Kirani James has signed an endorsement deal with LIME, the company announced today. James, the current world champion in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Secondary schools across Antigua and Barbuda will get campus-wide Wi-Fi internet as part of the government’s Technology for Education 20/20 Initiative. As part of the programme, LIME will install Wi-Fi access points on all public …

 Above: PM Baldwin Spencer By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antiguan government is embarking on a series of programmes aimed at liberalizing the telecommunications sector in the country in 2012. “We really need to sit down, government, APUA and the …