Press Releases

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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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HUAWEI, DIAMOND SPONSOR OF CTU’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (17th April 2019) – The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is pleased to announce that one of the leading global providers of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, Huawei, is the diamond sponsor for the CTU’s 30th Anniversary Celebration. Under the auspices of the Government of Trinidad …

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Ministry of Public Administration and Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) to highlight digital transformation with FutureScape

Digital transformation – Do it. is the theme chosen by the CTU to highlight the achievement of digital transformation within the Caribbean Region, as it celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a technological immersive experience that demonstrates the speed, efficiency, transparency, resilience, faculty and simplicity of life in a fully integrate digital Caribbean.  This was revealed …

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Shaping Caribbean Telecommunications…30 Years Later

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (29th March 2019) – In 1989, the CARICOM Heads of Government recognising the importance of telecommunications in strengthening the process of integration and fostering development, took the bold step of establishing the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). Thirty years later, the CTU has fulfilled the mandate initially set out by …

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