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  • Photo of GRENADA’S PRIME MINISTER SECURES ENDORSEMENT FOR PLAN OF ACTION TOWARDS REMOVAL OF ROAMING CHARGES IN CARICOM

    GRENADA’S PRIME MINISTER SECURES ENDORSEMENT FOR PLAN OF ACTION TOWARDS REMOVAL OF ROAMING CHARGES IN CARICOM

    Grenada’s Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Honourable, Keith Mitchell, has secured the endorsement of regional leaders for the governance structure and timelines relative to the elimination of roaming charges within CARICOM. Dr. Mitchell provided an update on the initiative on Monday, during the Forty-Second Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community. In outlining the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Youth Excited About Single ICT Space

    CARICOM Youth Excited About Single ICT Space

    Concerned about digital inequities and lack of infrastructure standardisation BY NIKITA BLAIR As we continue our activities in observance of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (May 17) under the theme ‘Accelerating Digital Transformation in Challenging Times’, we sought the views of a sampling of regional youth on the CARICOM Single ICT Space CARICOM has been working to push the Region…

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  • Photo of Short-Term Digital Transformation Plan to be Ready by July Month-End
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    Short-Term Digital Transformation Plan to be Ready by July Month-End

    A short-term plan to fast-track responses to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Region’s digital sphere is to be ready for the approval of CARICOM Ministers of ICT by the end of July. Ministers agreed to the plan during a special meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Information and Communication Technology, which was…

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  • Photo of A fixed single CARICOM roaming rate for all CARICOM nationals – CARICOM Chair

    A fixed single CARICOM roaming rate for all CARICOM nationals – CARICOM Chair

    Community governance, a fixed single CARICOM roaming rate and a unified regional approach were among the key highlights of Chair of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, when she addressed the opening of the Thirty-First Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference in Barbados, earlier on 18 February 2020. On the issue of…

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  • Photo of Establishing the Caribbean Single ICT Space, with Jennifer Britton

    Establishing the Caribbean Single ICT Space, with Jennifer Britton

    The Caribbean Single ICT Space is an ambitious undertaking that will transform the region’s ICT space as we know it. However, as important as that project is, most people have no idea what it is about, or what to expect. To help us get in the know, Jennifer Britton, of the CARICOM Secretariat, explains what the Single ICT Space is…

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  • Photo of Single ICT Space, cyber security for discussion at ICT officials’ meeting

    Single ICT Space, cyber security for discussion at ICT officials’ meeting

    Progress on the development of the Single ICT space in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and cyber security, are among the main areas that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) officials will discuss when they meet on 7 June. The virtual meeting of officials that will be anchored at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, is in preparation for a Special Meeting…

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  • Photo of Exploring SmartRoom Guyana – on the Journey to a Single Regional ICT Space

    Exploring SmartRoom Guyana – on the Journey to a Single Regional ICT Space

    With the vision of the Single Regional ICT space in mind, Staff at the CARICOM Secretariat on Thursday experienced a hands-on demonstration of SmartRoom Guyana, at Guyana’s National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD). SmartRooms are the beginning of smart cities which have been cited as one of the desired outcomes of the Single ICT space, for which CARICOM Heads…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, IBM teams discuss private sector cooperation on Single ICT Space

    CARICOM, IBM teams discuss private sector cooperation on Single ICT Space

    Private sector cooperation and support are pivotal to the successful delivery of the CARICOM Single ICT space. Against this background,staff members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat met with a team from International Business Machine (IBM) on Thursday, 2 November 2017, to discuss the Single ICT Space and other regional initiatives. The visiting team comprised Mr. Robin Ford, Business Development Executive, Caribbean…

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  • App development critical to Single ICT Space – CARICOM official

      The development of applications such as the recently launched CXC Connect, is critical to the CARICOM Single ICT Space. Speaking at the Guyana launch of the application on Monday, 31 July, 2017, Deputy Programme Manager ICT4D at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Ms. Jennifer Britton said that the Single ICT Space was one of the initiatives undertaken by the CARICOM Secretariat…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Single ICT Space Integrated Work Plan and Budget approved

    CARICOM Single ICT Space Integrated Work Plan and Budget approved

    Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell (second from left) announcing the approval of the ICT Integrated Work Plan and Budget. Also in photograph are, from left, CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, President of Guyana, His Excellency David Granger and Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Hon. Andrew Holness[/caption] Just five months after signing off on the Vision…

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