Tag: ICTA

ICTA calls for local internet exchange

ICTA calls for local internet exchange

| 10/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As the Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) deals with yet another internet outage that has been effecting some users this week, officials are again calling for local telecoms providers (ISPs) to establish a local internet exchange point (IXP). The authorit [...]

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Flow boss aims to settle regulator issues

Flow boss aims to settle regulator issues

| 21/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Following recent reports of disputes between Flow and both the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) and Department of Immigration, the firm’s president, Michele English, was in the Cayman Islands this week meeting with government officials to resolve the i [...]

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Telecoms giant blocks Cayman regulator from offices

Telecoms giant blocks Cayman regulator from offices

| 15/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): An attempt by the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) to enter the main Cayman office of Cable and Wireless this week was met with a refusal, officials from the regulator have confirmed. Over the last few months the firm, which now trades under the brand na [...]

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Business email scammers target Cayman

Business email scammers target Cayman

| 23/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): There has been an increase in wire transfer frauds by email against Cayman Islands businesses and government entities, the new Cybersecurity Incident Response Team, CIRT-KY, has warned. The internet security arm of the Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) [...]

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ICTA to tackle network weaknesses

ICTA to tackle network weaknesses

| 17/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The managing director of the telecoms regulator has revealed that his agency will be forming a working group to tackle weaknesses in the local telecommunications network after a lightning strike in Miami on Tuesday had a serious impact on local phones and internet. The major hardw [...]

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ICTA to become utilities regulator

ICTA to become utilities regulator

| 17/02/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Information and Communications Technology Authority is in the process of transitioning into a new Public Utilities Commission (PUC), which will see the electricity, telecommunications, water and fuel regulators come under one umbrella. Among its goals is to provide a way for c [...]

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Telecoms industry under pressure to shape up

Telecoms industry under pressure to shape up

| 16/02/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): The Information & Communications Technology Authority has announced that it will be prioritizing quality of service standards in the local telecoms sector, specifically ensuring that broadband customers get what they pay for, as well as improving access and competition for e [...]

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Hurley’s scoops up rival radio stations

Hurley’s scoops up rival radio stations

| 08/11/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): Hurley’s Entertainment has expanded its media empire with the purchase of two radio stations from Paramount Media. Coming on the heels of the firm’s purchase, with the help of Dart financing, of the television channel Cayman27, Hurley’s announced Thursday that it had a [...]

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Local trade website hack hits 1,000s of users

Local trade website hack hits 1,000s of users

| 29/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman-based web directory and trading site, Ecay Business, has been hacked, impacting what the local regulator has said is thousands of user accounts, passwords and email addresses. Users are being urged to change their passwords and any other passwords they use on other site [...]

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Cayman’s internet domain set to go global

Cayman’s internet domain set to go global

| 28/08/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) will be opening up access to the .KY domain on the global market Wednesday, allowing anyone in the world to register a local Cayman domain on a first-come, first-served basis. Managing Director Alee Fa’amoe said th [...]

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LIME responds to internet speed petition

LIME responds to internet speed petition

| 22/06/2015 | 23 Comments

(CNS Business): An online petition is circulating throughout Cayman demanding “decent internet” on the island. Local campaigner Sandra Catron started the petition and said it’s time to mandate that customers actually receive the broadband internet speeds they are paying

ICTA to set rules of local TV content

ICTA to set rules of local TV content

| 11/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) is changing the framework of  licence obligations for cable TV and redefining what “local content” means for broadcast carriers in the Cayman Islands. The television regulators told CNS Business they are also look [...]

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ICTA website gets facelift and improves access

ICTA website gets facelift and improves access

| 11/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) has launched a new website that brings the regulator into the 21st century, offering greater access to everything, from buying KY domain names to links for streaming all local radio stations. Aiming to provide an enhanced [...]

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New safety guidelines for telecoms industry

New safety guidelines for telecoms industry

| 10/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Information Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) has published guidelines for telecommunications workers working on electricity poles in the Cayman Islands to ensure that proper safety standards are being adhered to at all times.

According to the ICTA, the guideli [...]

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Radio rules to focus on industry not businesses

| 28/07/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Despite having an overcrowded marketplace, with some 17 radio licences issued by the government regulator, the new Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) boss has revealed that there has never been an industry meeting with the authority. Pulling the owners of t [...]

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