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If The Local Media Goes Out Of Business – If They Cannot Afford To Pay For Real Journalism, If All You Have Is Fake News – O’Brien

Digicel Group Chairman Denis O’Brien has highlighted the impact that the online advertising funded model of internet providers is having on traditional media, as he addressed regulators from more than 60 countries at the recently concluded 17th Global Symposium for Regulators in the Bahamas. Politicians he said should realise that if the local media goes […]

AT&T Still Awaiting Regulatory Approval On Its US$85.4 Billion Merger Deal With Time Warner

New Developments In Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Algorithms And Robots Are Changing The World In Many Ways – O’Brien

Denis O’Brien Digicel Group Chairman has stressed the need for regulators to create equal opportunities for all participants in digital businesses, including over-the-top operators, governments and telecoms providers. O’Brien also emphasised that new developments in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, algorithms and robots are changing the world in many ways, and that the unregulated nature of […]

AT&T Still Awaiting Regulatory Approval On Its US$85.4 Billion Merger Deal With Time Warner

Barbados Reporting 17 Per Cent Increase In Visitor Arrivals From The United States – Sealy

Barbados Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy is reporting that the island recorded a 17 per cent increase in visitor arrivals from the United States market for the year so far compared to the same period last year, which he attributed to the partnership the island has with low-cost US-based carrier JetBlue. The Canadian and Caribbean […]

If The Local Media Goes Out Of Business – If They Cannot Afford To Pay For Real Journalism, If All You Have Is Fake News – O’Brien

Flow Trinidad Offers Employees VSEP In Response To Contracting Economy And Ensure Business Viability

Reports out of Trinidad and Tobago are that Flow Trinidad, in a move to find ways to respond to the contracting economy and ensure viability of its business, has offered employees voluntary separation of employment (VSEP) packages. The 700 people employed by the telecommunications company was informed of the initiative earlier this week and were […]

AT&T Still Awaiting Regulatory Approval On Its US$85.4 Billion Merger Deal With Time Warner

Berger Paints Delivers Solid 2016-17 Results Recording Net Profits Of J$315.5 Million

Manish Choksi Chairman of Berger Paints Jamaica is reporting in the company‚Äôs just released annual report for the 2016-2017 Financial Year, that the company delivered solid business results recording net profits of J$ 315.555 million, compared to J$122.137 million earned in the prior year, an increase of 158%. For the period under review, Net Sales […]

If The Local Media Goes Out Of Business – If They Cannot Afford To Pay For Real Journalism, If All You Have Is Fake News – O’Brien

Jamaicans Must Shift Their Focus To Workforce Productivity – Scott

Paul Scott, President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica has called on Jamaicans to shift their focus to the productivity of the workforce, suggesting that unless Jamaicans improve productivity, they were not going to see any improvement in the performance of the currency, and that it was an absolute reality and what needs to […]

If The Local Media Goes Out Of Business – If They Cannot Afford To Pay For Real Journalism, If All You Have Is Fake News – O’Brien

13 % Of All Foreign Exchange Transactions Are Associated With Online Shopping – T&T Government Not Happy.

Trinidad and Tobago as in many countries around the world has seen the popularity of online purchases increase significantly over the past few years. And in the twin island state it is said that between 12 to 13 per cent of all foreign exchange transactions are associated with online shopping. Faced with the urgent need […]

AT&T Still Awaiting Regulatory Approval On Its US$85.4 Billion Merger Deal With Time Warner

Global Expectations: Predicting Economic Trends in an uncertain Global Environment – implications for Jamaican Companies.

Integration and globalization have made it impossible for countries to avoid the effects of changes in the international environment. An example of this is the recent and commonly referred to 2007-2008 financial crisis which affected majority and possibly all the world. The breakdown within the global environment within the two years has encouraged countries and […]

If The Local Media Goes Out Of Business – If They Cannot Afford To Pay For Real Journalism, If All You Have Is Fake News – O’Brien

Jamaican Economy Grew By 0.1% In Real Terms For The First Quarter Of 2017

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (Statin) is reporting that the Jamaican economy grew by 0.1 per cent in real terms for the first quarter of 2017 when compared to the similar quarter of 2016. This growth was due mainly to a 0.4 per cent increase in the Services industries. While there were improved performances in […]

If The Local Media Goes Out Of Business – If They Cannot Afford To Pay For Real Journalism, If All You Have Is Fake News – O’Brien

Ozone Wireless Turns Barbados Mobile Telecoms Market Into A Three Brand Race

The Barbados Mobile Telecoms market is now a three brand race, with three newly appointed Chief Executive Officers going head to head for market share and dominance. Outgoing Digicel Barbados CEO Conor Looney, who was recently promoted to Hub Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Caribbean and Central America, last week announced the return of Alex […]

If The Local Media Goes Out Of Business – If They Cannot Afford To Pay For Real Journalism, If All You Have Is Fake News – O’Brien

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