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  • Photo of Advance Digital Transformation – Prime Minister Mitchell

    Advance Digital Transformation – Prime Minister Mitchell

    Grenada Prime Minister, Dr. The Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell, has called for regional leaders to adopt a new strategy towards achieving digital transformation. Sitting in Grenada, Prime Minister Mitchell was addressing the 23rd General Conference of Ministers of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on Tuesday, 22 September 2020. Dr Mitchell is the Lead Head of Government in the CARICOM Quasi…

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  • British Virgin Islands To Host Ctu’s Caribbean Internet Governance Forum

    Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (3rd  August 2017) – The island of powdery white-sand beaches, lush green mountains, and sheltered, yacht-filled harbours, Tortola, the British Virgin Island’s largest and capital island, will host the world’s oldest Internet forum – the 13th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF). The event will take place from 21st to 23rd August 2017, at the Government’s Training Division, Bettito Frett Building,…

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  • Single ICT Space requires champions at highest levels of governments – CTU

    Ms Bernadette Lewis, Secretary -General  CTU BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 22, CMC – The Secretary General of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), Bernadette Lewis, says the establishment of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single ICT Space is a complex undertaking, which presents many challenges. But she believes these can be overcome through regional and institutional collaboration and cooperation. “It requires champions…

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  • CTU says CARICOM Single ICT Space “is a complex undertaking”

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 22, CMC – The Secretary General of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), Bernadette Lewis, says the establishment of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single ICT Space is a complex undertaking, which presents many challenges. But she believes these can be overcome through regional and institutional collaboration and cooperation. “It requires champions at the highest levels of governments…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Dividends from Digital Switchover

    Caribbean Dividends from Digital Switchover

    A shift from analog to digital television broadcast in the Caribbean could be a big boost for local content creators looking to produce and distribute original programs. Free, analog, over-the-air television broadcasting has already been replaced by digital television transmission is several parts of the world. The process, commonly referred to as the digital switchover, is now underway in the…

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  • Photo of CTU hosts regional satellite communications workshop in Trinidad

    CTU hosts regional satellite communications workshop in Trinidad

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — An international workshop on satellite communications recently hosted by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) will strengthen the region’s ability to stay connected to the rest of the world after an extreme weather event or natural disaster.    The workshop came just two weeks after Tropical Storm Erika devastated the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica in late August,…

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  • Photo of OECS partners with CTU to promote ICT development in Eastern Caribbean

    OECS partners with CTU to promote ICT development in Eastern Caribbean

    TORTOLA, BVI — An agreement between the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) promises to deepen collaboration between the institutions in leveraging information and communications technology to support development in the sub-region. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, on September 30, representatives from both organizations expressed confidence that the formalization…

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  • Photo of Kickstarting the Caribbean ICT Space: Caribbean Telecommunications Union holds ICT Week in BVI

    Kickstarting the Caribbean ICT Space: Caribbean Telecommunications Union holds ICT Week in BVI

    Caribbean citizens’ growing appetite for digital conveniences is driving the region’s governments to act decisively to move essential services to online platforms. Ministers and senior government officials from across the region are holding talks to outline the practical steps needed to make basic government services available through smartphones and other Internet-connected devices. The Ministerial seminar will take place on September 30 in…

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  • Photo of World Bank funds ICT workshops

    World Bank funds ICT workshops

    CASTRIES, St Lucia, Mar. 26, CMC – The World Bank is funding a series of training workshops intended to strengthen St.Lucia's information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The workshops are part of a wider Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (CARCIP),  project run by the ministry of public service, information and broadcasting, in collaboration with the ministry of education.  They will…

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  • ICT sector fundamental to CARICOM’s growth, development – SG tells CTU conference

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Monday underscored the critical role that the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) had to play in the integration architecture.   Speaking at the opening ceremony of the CTU's 25th anniversary ICT week, at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad and Tobago, the Secretary-General pointed out that ICT was a “crucial element…

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