ARIN Caribbean Technical Forum / CaribNOG 23

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. […]

Grenada Government to Accelerate Digital Development

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 […]

Saint Lucia to host ICT Week in September

Saint Lucia will be host to the next regional gathering of technology experts as part of a move to accelerate digital transformation in the Eastern Caribbean.  The Saint Lucia ICT Week will be a five-day program scheduled for September 11 to 15. It will bring together business leaders, government officials, ICT professionals, academics, and members […]

CaribIX project to improve internet in Guadeloupe, St Barthelemy, St Martin

A recently launched initiative called CaribIX is bringing together Internet development expertise from around the world to help improve the quality of Internet service in the Caribbean. Launched on March 21, CARIBIX aims to establish and develop internet exchange points in the French territories of Saint Martin, Saint Barthélemy and Guadeloupe. An Internet Exchange Point, […]

FRIDA Announces 17 Winning Projects for 2021

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 […]

CarPIF: Caribbean making strides in Internet connectivity

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 […]