• ICT

    OBG’s coverage of the telecoms sector looks at market structure, regulatory framework, government goals, foreign participation and the roll-out of new technologies. Our ICT analysis reviews hardware and software markets, corporate spending, national bandwidth and government support.
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In March 2017 Trinidad and Tobago launched its Draft National ICT Plan 2017-21, known as fastforward II, which outlines the sector development strategy in line with the national development plan, Vision 2030. One of the principal objectives of the fastforward II programme is to increase ICT’s contribution to GDP to 5% by 2021. The entity...

 

Blockchain – the distributed-ledger technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin – appears set to transform a wide variety of industries and perhaps fundamentally change the way business is conducted across the globe. While the technology is still taking off and its potential is not fully known, many emerging markets are hoping...

 

In July 2017 Trinidad and Tobago launched its national ICT plan, fastforward II. This five-year initiative aims to support ICT growth through 2021 in parallel with Vision 2030, T&T’s longer-term development strategy.

 

The telecoms and broadcasting sector in Trinidad and Tobago continues to have a positive outlook, despite market operators’ predictions of consolidation. Opportunities have presented themselves, allowing operators to make inroads in fulfilling long-term strategies on the course towards digital transformation. The downturn in economic growth...

 

How can mobile and landline internet penetration rates be increased in Trinidad and Tobago?

Chapter | ICT from The Report: Trinidad & Tobago 2018

As Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago continues to expand its 4G LTE network launched under the bmobile brand in 2016, Digicel began the rollout of its 4G LTE network in early 2018, promising eventual island-wide coverage. However, local operations for the company are facing a potential consolidation phase over 2018 and 2019, as the group’s transformation programme mandates a...