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Castries, Saint Lucia –  November 07 2016: The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority-ECTEL, will hold two important engagements in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis next week.  On Tuesday November 15th and Wednesday November 16th,  an ECTEL/NTRC Consultative Forum will be convened. The forum will discuss a number of current issues and work in which […]

Castries, Saint Lucia –  November 07 2016: The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority-ECTEL, is moving ahead with plans for new legislation which will guarantee the citizens of its Member States the unhindered access to the products and services on the Internet. The new legislation includes provisions for supporting the policy of net neutrality, which is based […]

During the period October 1st 2015 to October 2016, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) engaged in a process of consultation with industry and other stakeholders on the Draft Electronic Communications (EC) Bill and the New Licensing Regime/Templates as well as on the Draft Electronic Communications (Quality of Service) Regulations, Draft Electronic Communications (Dispute Resolution) […]

Castries, Saint Lucia –  22nd October 2016: The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority ECTEL, is being represented at the 14th Annual Conference of the Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators-OOCUR being convened in Montego Bay, Jamaica, October 26rd to 28th 2016. Managing Director Embert Charles and Director of Economics and Finance, Cheryl Hector are attending the Montego […]

Castries, Saint Lucia – 17th October 2016. The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) concluded its thirty-fourth regular meeting in Saint Lucia on Friday 14th October 2016. At that meeting, the Council approved new Regulations which are aimed at enhancing the environment for competition in the telecommunications sector in the ECTEL […]

Castries, Saint Lucia, September 26th, 2016– A study on “The Impact of Broadband on Economic Growth in ECTEL Member States” indicates that an increase in the broadband penetration rate of 1%, would lead to an increase in real economic growth of 0.076%. The findings according to the report, applies to all ECTEL Member States as […]

Castries, Saint Lucia, September 7th, 2016-The second in the series of ECTEL media clinics for Member States moves to Saint Lucia later this week. The theme of the clinic which will draw media practitioners from across the Saint Lucian media landscape is: “Changes in the Regulatory Landscape for Electronic Communications-The Role of ECTEL and the […]