Shaping Caribbean Telecommunications…30 Years Later

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (29th March 2019) – In 1989, the CARICOM Heads of Government recognising the importance of telecommunications in strengthening the process of integration and fostering development, took the bold step of establishing the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). Thirty years later, the CTU has fulfilled the mandate initially set out by […]

CTU AND MICROSOFT INITIATE TALKS ON CLOUD ADOPTION

PR/018/2018 CTU PRESS RELEASE Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (11th December 2018) – The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) and Microsoft held discussions to explore strategies and harmonised approaches to accelerating digital transformation in the Caribbean. The talks centred on opportunities for CTU and Microsoft cooperating to educate Caribbean stakeholders on and encouraging adoption of […]

21ST CENTURY GOVERNMENT AND OTHER ACTIVITIES FOR ICT WEEK – ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

PR/013/2018 CTU PRESS RELEASE Frigate Bay, St. Kitts and Nevis (24th August 2018) – The United Nation’s 2016 e-Government Development Index (EGDI) survey offers a snapshot of trends in the development of e-Government in countries across the globe. Importantly, it indicates that the Caribbean needs to critically examine its e-Government performance, which in a global context, […]

CTU RE-LAUNCHES ITS CARIBBEAN ICT ROADSHOW IN GUYANA

PR/011/2018 CTU PRESS RELEASE Georgetown, Guyana (11th June 2018) – The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) will hold the first edition of its updated Caribbean ICT Roadshow initiative in Guyana from 9th to 13th July 2018. Hosted by the Ministry of Public Telecommunications of the Government of Guyana, the Roadshow will visit Georgetown, Berbice and Lethem […]

14th CIGF Addresses Data Protection and the Impact of Social Media

PShortly before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) took effect on the 25th May 2018, the 14th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) considered the impact that these regulations could have on the Caribbean region. Organised by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union and hosted in Paramaribo by the Telecommunications Authority Suriname (TAS), this Forum took […]

3rd Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum Discusses Elimination of Roaming Charges

Villa, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (28th March 2018) – The 3rd Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum, held on 21st March, was convened to consider the Reports of the Collaboration Working Groups on Connectivity, Convergence and Consumer Issues. These areas are important elements for the CARICOM Single ICT Space, the enabling digital layer for the CARICOM […]