The fifth annual ARIN Technical Community Forum was hosted in conjunction with Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG) Regional meeting, CaribNOG 23. The theme for this year’s Technical Forum was Building Resilient Networks. The event highlighted current regional and global initiatives and trends, including Internet Exchange Point (IXP) deployments, number resource deployments and route security strategies. […]
Trying to boost Caribbean competitiveness in the global digital economy without first strengthening the region’s underlying digital infrastructure would be like trying to build a house without first establishing the foundation.
Grenadian Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell this week voiced his support for the Caribbean digital revolution, and called for businesses to work with governments across the region to accelerate national development through digital transformation. “It is imperative that we embrace digitisation as a necessary step to transform our business operations and remain competitive,” Mitchell said, speaking […]
More and more, Caribbean businesses are using digital technologies to cut costs, boost efficiency and reach new customers. But even as enterprises edge closer to the promise of greater competitiveness, some of the region’s leading technology experts are issuing a timely warning. “For Caribbean businesses and societies to realise the full promise of the digital […]
In order to continue working towards the consolidation of a global, open, stable, and secure Internet in the region, FRIDA, LACNIC’s Regional Fund for the Strengthening of the Internet in Latin America and the Caribbean, announced the winners of its annual call for proposals. This year, FRIDA will provide funding to support 17 projects, in […]
The Caribbean is making positive steps to develop Internet infrastructure and digital services, however, more needs to be done to train technical personnel and secure computer networks in the region. That was the message from the recently concluded 7th Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum (CarPIF) where technology leaders gathered virtually to discuss how to strengthen and secure […]
The recent launch of a new internet exchange point in Saint Martin has propelled the territory towards a better, faster and more resilient Internet.
One consistent theme in many CarPIF discussions is the importance of Internet exchange points, or IXPs. Click here
If you’re searching for the next wave of Internet development to come from the Caribbean, an international conference recently held in Bridgetown is a good place to start. Hosted by the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), it gathered Internet stakeholders from across the Caribbean and North America for high-level talks under the theme “Caribbean […]