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Jamaica Public Service migrates efficiently to the cloud with AWS

Jamaica Public Service, the sole distributor of electricity in Jamaica, has migrated efficiently to the cloud, reducing costs by 40% using AWS Instance Scheduler. Electric utility company Jamaica Public Service (JPS) generates and distributes electricity to more than 680,000 customers. The company focuses on continuing to grow and innovate while it is expanding digital channels. Its […]

Cable Bahamas taps Nokia for FTTH deployment

Nokia will deploy its XGS-PON equipment for Cable Bahamas’s new fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network, as part of the operator’s comprehensive network upgrade. The upgrade process is set to bridge the next four years and aims to introduce broadband to regions in the Bahamas that presently have no access to fibre connectivity. Nokia is the only FTTH equipment […]

Intelsat hailed for Haiti earthquake mobile communications response

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has been recognized for Outstanding Leadership in Use of a Mobile Solution by the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA). The award was presented for Intelsat’s rapid deployment of FlexMove – a global, redundant, fully managed high-throughput satellite (HTS) solution – in the wake of the powerful […]

Phos partners with AZUL to introduce SoftPoS in the Dominican Republic

This partnership will enable AZUL merchants to accept contactless payments via a new mobile app. Phos, the FinTech behind a leading software-only Point of Sale system (SoftPoS), has partnered with AZUL, to launch ‘Tap’, its SoftPoS enabled mobile app in the Dominican Republic and the insular Caribbean. The partnership with AZUL means phos’ innovative SoftPoS […]

Mastercard and GCS International strengthen alliance in Jamaica

Mastercard and GCS International, a leading regional fintech based in the Dominican Republic, have  extended their partnership to develop and deliver digital payments solutions to underserved consumers across the Caribbean. This partnership builds on the collaborative work already underway in the Dominican Republic and expands to include solutions in Jamaica. The partnership will strengthen the […]

Nokia selected by Rock Connect to accelerate broadband services in Jamaica

Nokia deployment set to support 95% of Jamaica’s population within four years.   Nokia has announced it has been selected by Rock Connect to deploy a 4G-LTE Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network in Jamaica. The project aims to cover 95% of the population by 2025. Nokia was selected as the sole vendor in the deal […]

Sand Dollar becomes world’s first CBDC to be used for national payroll

Island Pay, one of the world’s leading digital currency technology companies, and Bahama Eats, the country’s largest on-demand food delivery service, have announced a partnership that will see The Bahamas Sand Dollar become the world’s first central bank backed digital currency (CBDC) to be used for payroll. All Bahamas Eats employees will be paid in […]

TraceSafe signs two-year technology partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruises

Tracesafe, a global leader in location-aware Internet of Things (IoT) platforms for large-scale industrial and enterprise operations, has announced a wearable technology partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruises. Working in collaboration with Royal Caribbean’s Innovation Team, TraceSafe has developed custom wearable devices and bands that are equipped with long-lasting batteries and RFID modules. The companies worked closely together […]

ibex opens its fifth BPO campus in Jamaica in five years

ibex, a global leader in business process outsourcing (BPO) and end-to-end customer engagement technology solutions, has announced the opening of its new campus location in Portmore, Jamaica. The new facility will create 1,300 digitally-enabled jobs, bringing the company’s total employment on the island to more than 6,500 people. “The tremendous growth being fueled by increased […]

Hamilton Reserve Bank completes Temenos end-to-end Digital Transformation

Temenos, the banking software company, has announced that Hamilton Reserve Bank, a leading global bank with a worldwide presence has completed its end-to-end transformation with Temenos. Temenos’ front-to-back banking technology will help Hamilton Reserve Bank provide its customers across 150 countries with secure same-day worldwide payments and instant customer account access 24/7. With Temenos, pre-integrated […]

Jamaica’s Port Authority integrates its billing with Oracle

The Port Authority of Jamaica is implementing Oracle Cloud ERP and is managing to reduce the process of tracking accounts payable invoices from hours to seconds. The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) is an agency from the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC) and it’s responsible for the regulation and development of the […]

Liberty Latin America has selected MATRIXX to evolve 5G in Puerto Rico

Liberty Latin America has selected MATRIXX Digital Commerce as part of its evolution to 5G in the Caribbean and Latin America. MATRIXX is a real-time digital platform providing customers with full visibility into their accounts, services and spending at all times directly through a mobile app or customer portal. With MATRIXX, customers will have a simpler, […]

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