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How Chinese White Space Network possible in Jamaica by Independence Day
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How Chinese White Space Network possible in Jamaica by Independence Day

Looks like the Summer of 2016 might be the Summer that a new Telecom Provider comes to Jamaica. And possibly a Celestial of the Telecom World; China Telecom or China Mobile. So says Finance Minister Audley Shaw during a Standing Finance Committee of Parliament on Tuesday May 3rd 2016 where he spoke on behalf of the Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Dr Andrew Wheatley, who was abroad on business. The previous Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell in January 2016 had mentioned such a Third Telecom Provider vying for a Cellular license. More interestingly, Finance Minister Audley Shaw says they've been in Jamaica for the past two (2) years offering their services via provisional approval, effectively to do testing of their serv...
Digicel and GTT 80 Mbps 4G LTE in Guyana hints at August 2016 Launch in Jamaica
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Digicel and GTT 80 Mbps 4G LTE in Guyana hints at August 2016 Launch in Jamaica

“Finally, we will bring you 4G (fourth generation mobile telecoms technology). I know that you have waited a long time and I am happy as you to say that we have received approval from the government” Chief Executive Officer of GTT, Justin Nedd, announced in a statement on Friday April 29th 2016 Looks like Bahamas got beaten out by Guyana in the 4G LTE race! This as mobile carriers GTT and Digicel are both planning to launch 4G LTE in Guyana, starting in the capital city of Georgetown. Coincidentally, the spectrum for 4G LTE was allocated in April 2016, one month before many Guyanese are expected to come back to their homeland to celebrate the Nation’s 50th Independence anniversary on Thursday May 26th 2016. Naturally, expect many of these Guyanese returnees and tourists to ...
Guyanese DTV company gears up to test TD LTE Network
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Guyanese DTV company gears up to test TD LTE Network

Georgetown, Guyana - Moviestar Guyana, a Guyanese digital television company announced via their Facebook page that it plans to test 24 high definition channels over its new TD-Lte 4G network currently being deployed across the Capital City, Georgetown. The company via its social networking page had been telling customers since 2011 that in 2012 they would change the face of communication in Guyana with true 4G power. For a country like Guyana, the company’s words are promising as it provides new hopes for customers with limited entertainment choices on an overloaded data system. Currently existing is Wimax and DSl with an over reliance on outdated microwave and 2.5G networks being used for wireless broadband delivery. But what is TD-Lte and what does it mean for the people of Guyana? ...