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Paulwell: Caribbean’s Goal Should Be “Affordable and Ubiquitous” Broadband

 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 …

Jamaica to Distribute “Thousands” of Tablets to Students, Teachers

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning the distribution of “thousands” of tablet computers to students and teachers in the country as part of a new pilot project. The distribution, called the “Schools Tablet Computer …

Development Bank of Jamaica Sets Aside $20 Million for Tech Projects

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Development Bank of Jamaica has put aside $20 million USD for potential on-lending to investors to support the construction of information and communications technology facilities, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller …

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 Above: Jamaica Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning to introduce Liquefied Natural Gas in Jamaica by 2015, despite a recent decision by the government to remove itself from the process of fuel selection. In …