June 16, 2021

Cayman Islands Minister Hew attends Commonwealth ICT Forum in London

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Hon. Joseph Hew, MLA, Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure attended the Annual Commonwealth Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) Forum in London on 18-20 June 2018. The biennial meeting, first convened in 2014, is an opportunity for the Commonwealth ICT Ministers to meet and discuss matters of common interest paving the way for building Commonwealth consensus. It […]

The Editor speaks: Ideas for successful schools

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The Office of Education Standards (OES) is actively seeking input from the general public on the new inspection framework, “Successful Schools and Achieving Students”, by holding district meetings and conducting social media polls via the Cayman Islands Government Facebook page. See iNews Cayman story published today “Ideas sought for creating successful Cayman Islands schools”. “The […]

Caribbean girls ‘hacking’ for a safer future

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 PR, Over 800 girls across five Caribbean countries: Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St Vincent and the Grenadines, will come together for an immersive experience in technology in celebration of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Girls in ICT Day, on Thursday. Following the ground-breaking first Girls in ICT Day Caribbean Hackathon in 2017, […]

Caribbean ICT collaboration forum discusses elimination of roaming charges

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The third Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum, held on March 21, 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 Single Market […]

Better broadband is coming to Cayman Islands – OFREG

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 22 March 2018 The successful development of Cayman’s digital economy is dependent upon the availability of a superior broadband infrastructure across all of the Cayman Islands, says OfReg, the regulator of information communications technology (ICT). The question to be asked then, is: “How does Cayman define broadband?” The Definition of Broadband: […]

OECS and Georgia Explore New Cooperation to Enhance Caribbean Governance

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 — The OECS is forging new cooperation with the nation of Georgia, an important geo-political partner at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. On January 16, 2018, an informal bi-lateral meeting was held in Antigua with OECS Heads of Government, Ministers and other Senior Officials of Technology and the […]

Overseas Examinations Commission to invest millions in technology for schools

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From Jamaica Gleaner As a mark of the achievement of 130 years of service to the people of Jamaica, The Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC) has announced its intention to invest $200-million in ICT equipment, inclusive of computers, software, UPS and security systems, to schools across the island over the next three years. The first tranche […]

Cayman Islands: Publication of indecent photographs via Instagram

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By Jacqueline Carpenter From RCIPS Police have received multiple reports regarding the circulation of indecent photos of residents on island via an Instagram profile since late last week. The host of the user name was purportedly posting pictures of young women as well as demeaning comments.  The profile was taken down around the time the […]

Regional ICT ministers and stakeholders formulating strategies to promote Caribbean as ICT Business destination

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From Guyana Government, Ministry of Public Telecommunications Minister of Public Telecommunications, Catherine Hughes is currently participating in the CANTO 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. For ICT stakeholders, this is the Caribbean’s premier telecommunications event for industry professionals, academics and regional […]

Cayman Islands OfReg issues Enforcement Advisory re hotspots

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OFREG ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY INTERNET “WiFi” HOTSPOTS Warning: Provision of access to the internet by WiFi Hotspot for a fee without a licence is an Offence All persons or businesses providing an ICT service over an ICT network to the public for for a fee MUST be licensed in accordance with all applicable Laws and Regulations. […]