CTU to assist TRC with national ICT plan

10 Oct 2012

The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has revealed that the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is set to offer the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) assistance in formulating a new ICT policy that will help to establish specific goals, enable national development and clarify government policy on the use of new technology. At a recent press conference Mark Vanterpool, minister for communications and works, welcomed Bernadette Lewis, the secretary general for the CTU to the Virgin Islands (UK), saying: ‘I am pleased to have the secretary general of the CTU grace us with her presence. The CTU will be assisting the BVI in the development of a national ICT policy and will also be partnering with us on our renewable energy initiatives which are one of our ministry’s key areas for work plan development’.

The CTU is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to facilitating the development of the regional telecoms sector. It was established by the heads of government of the Caribbean community in 1989 in Nassau, the Bahamas, and headquartered in Barbados between 1990 and 1993, when it relocated to Trinidad & Tobabgo. Member states currently include: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Turks and Caicos and Trinidad & Tobago.

Subscribe

Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.

Subscribe to CommsUpdate

Browse Past Issues

Filter

Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.

Search

Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.

Advertise

CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.

Share