Caricoin – mobile wallet built for Bitcoin targeting Caribbean nationals

The future is now the present as mobile and virtual currencies are expanding across the globe. Many countries in Asia and Africa have embraced mobile and virtual currencies. In recent months, the chatter and posturing have finally been transulated to tangible initiatives and products. The latest entrant is  Caricoin, a mobile wallet built for Bitcoin targeting […]

It’s been 5 years since Cliff-Twang exclaimed: “Nobody Canna Cross It”

Believe it or not, it’s now 5 years to the day that DJ Powa produced and shared a Youtube video that has cemented its place in Jamaica’s social media folklore. Titled “Nobody Canna Cross It – Twanging (Refix Video) – DJ Powa”; the video created a social media firestorm that made short-lived stars out of […]

Digicel switches on 4G LTE Network in Jamaica

Jamaica’s largest and fastest network, Digicel, picked up significantly more speed with the switching on of its LTE network today – becoming the first mobile provider to introduce innovation that delivers record-breaking performance. Packing speeds up to 10 times faster than 4G, Digicel LTE is now available in Kingston, St. Andrew and parts of St. […]

Caricel’s LTE network to be deployed by Comtech and Alepo

The next weapon to be employed by telecommunications providers in Jamaica will be 4-G Long-Term Evolution networks (LTE). Flow, Digicel and now the latest entrant into the war Caricel are lining up to “switch on” their networks to feed an increasing data-hungry market. Information has emerged that Caricel’s LTE network will be deployed by US […]

Caricel – Newest Mobile Operator to enter Jamaican market “in a matter of weeks”

After months of limited information about the third potential entrant in the mobile telecommunications sector in Jamaica things have heated up in the last few days. Symbiote Investments Ltd has wrapped up the paperwork for its mobile spectrum license  and is expected to enter the Jamaican market in a matter of weeks as “Caricel.” The […]

Caribbean Tech Community Gathers as CaribNOG 11 kicks off in Jamaica

Anyone interested in the development of the Internet in Caribbean may have already heard of CaribNOG, the Caribbean Network Operators Group. Over the past decade, this volunteer-based community of computer engineers has grown into a formidable influencer in the regional technology arena. Today, its twice-yearly regional gatherings are among the most highly anticipated events on […]