Flow Jamaica reduces data charges when roaming

Flow has announced a significant reduction in data-roaming charges. Launched on February 23, Flow mobile customers now pay a new data-roaming rate of only $50 Jamaican dollars per megabyte (MB). The new rate is applicable in both the United States and 45 other countries across the globe. “We are excited to announce that our customers […]

SmartTerm Takes up Challenge to Streamline Caribbean Education Process

Upon being appointed the Minister of Education of Jamaica, Senator Ruel Reid asserted that parents needed to be more involved in the education and development of their children–in order for teachers to make a bigger impact in the classroom– and that education begins in the home. In order for this to be done, there are a number of […]

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 […]

Cable & Wireless & WhatsApp Sign Partnership

Cable & Wireless (C&W) and WhatsApp have entered into a strategic marketing partnership. A first for the Caribbean, this exciting deal offers C&W customers access to the full range of WhatsApp features across the company’s networks. As a result of this partnership, C&W will introduce a suite of innovative packages with additional benefits for customers, […]

KINGSTOON 2016 – Animation Conference and Film Festival

KingstOOn 2016 is being launched as a 2-day Animation Conference, Marketplace and Film Festival as a part of the continued effort to catalyze the growth of the animation industry in Jamaica, and to continue attracting the attention of international clients. In this instance, KingstOOn will extend the brand it established in 2013 as the home […]

Digicel Sportsmax NBA deal means fiber and 4G LTE coming this year

The Magic of purchasing SportsMax as a content provider for their Caribbean-Wide Fiber Optic Network as reported in Digicel Cable and Submarine Fiber Optic Acquisitions point to 4G LTE based Caribbean Streaming TV is finally paying off for Digicel. They’ve recently signed a five (5) year license to broadcast the NBA (National Basketball Association) Basketball […]

LIME Jamaica Goes with the FLOW thanks to Caribbean-wide Survey

“LIME customers ranked Flow higher against positive brand attributes, including innovation, value for money, customer-focused, going the extra mile” Group Director of Communications and Culture, Grace Silvera, quoting results of a survey from an independent company to justify their decision to go with the FLOW Brand It is now official!!! The CWC (Cable and Wireless […]

Digicel and LIME identified by Netflix’s ISP Index as the Slowest in the Caribbean

Think Jamaicans are feisty about their slow Broadband Internet? They may now have a reason after it was revealed that Digicel has the slowest Broadband in the Caribbean. So says Netflix in their Netflix’s ISP Index for the month of December 2014, which ranked all the Caribbean ISP in terms of their ability to Stream Netflix […]