NEW WEBINAR SERIES FROM ARIN and CTU DEDICATED TO ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE CARIBBEAN

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (26th June 2020) – For the Caribbean, COVID-19 has delivered some tough, but invaluable lessons. The race to move government and private sector services online in response to lock-down requirements, remote-work imperatives, closed schools and other such disruptions, shone light on long-standing challenges regional governments and businesses have faced. As part […]

ASSISTING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented levels of disruption for everyone as our mobility has been restricted, we are forced to stay at home and our financial situation has become uncertain. Sadly, this is the situation most people with disabilities experience every day. Thankfully, technology has made it possible to provide solutions for our mobility challenges and […]

A PLEA FROM THE HEART IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (22nd April 2020) – The CTU shares with its stakeholders and people everywhere, the following anonymous plea from a person who is blind, who asks us all to change for the better as we emerge from these difficult times: “COVID-19 is a pandemic and we all hope it will […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Girls in ICT Partnership will host an online regional event to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day on 23 April, 2020.

International Girls in ICT Day is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) initiative and is observed every year on the fourth Thursday of April, under the theme: ‘Expand Horizons, Change Attitudes’. The main objective is to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in ICTs and STEM-related fields. […]

LACTLD JOINS THE CTU

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (15th April 2020) – The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is pleased to welcome its newest member, Latin American and Caribbean Top Level Domains (LACTLD), which officially became a member of the CTU on 27th March 2020. Incorporated in 2004, LACTLD is a nonprofit association which promotes an Internet that contributes to economic and […]

DEBUNKING THE MYTH: NO LINK BETWEEN 5G AND COVID-19

CTU PRESS RELEASE Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (9th April 2020) – The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) has taken note of the upsurge in the spread of misinformation that the introduction of 5G is the cause of COVID-19. These rumours no doubt arise from the coincidental introduction of 5G networks around November 2019 and […]

CTU COLLABORATION FORUM DISCUSSES REDUCTION OF ROAMING CHARGES

CTU PRESS RELEASE Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (2nd March 2020) – There is an old adage that says, “it takes a village to raise a child.” Well, as it relates to the Caribbean, it takes many countries to advance a region. This recurring theme was once again the focus of the 4th Caribbean […]

SURINAME AND CTU TO DEMONSTRATE THE POWER OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

CTU PRESS RELEASE Paramaribo, Suriname (10th September 2019) – Following its successful launch of Caribbean FutureScape in April 2019, the CTU is taking its technology immersion roadshow to Suriname. Caribbean FutureScape visitors – citizens, will experience how technology may be effectively applied to everyday activities in Caribbean life and the possibilities for an exciting future […]

CTU SECRETARY GENERAL RECOGNISES THE NEED FOR EFFICIENT USE OF SPECTRUM

Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, (July 19th 2019): “The world is experiencing the 4th Industrial revolution which represents the convergence of the physical, digital and biological spheres. Wireless communications between devices, devices and human beings or living organisms are being featured highly.” So said Bernadette Lewis, Secretary General of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union, during […]

CTU LAUNCHES ‘CARIBBEAN FUTURESCAPE’ IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, (May 3rd 2019): “Digitisation is going to save us millions. It’s not that we do not have resources, the question is how we are spending those resources.” So said Prime Minister Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada who participated in a fully immersive simulation of […]