Castries, Saint Lucia. January 15, 2016- The Board of Directors of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) will meet in the Commonwealth of Dominica on Friday, January 22nd.
The 73rd meeting of the ECTEL Board of Directors will review the electronic communications sector during 2015 and update the board on the progress of discussions relating to a proposed agreement between Cable and Wireless, Flow and ECTEL, among other agenda items. The Board will also be updated on the status of the implementation of the CARCIP Project.
The Caribbean Communications Infrastructure Project (CARCIP) is being implemented in three ECTEL Member States- Grenada, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Its development objective is: “to increase access to regional broadband networks and advance the development of ICT-enabled services industry in the Caribbean Region.” Friday’s Board Meeting will take place at the Fort Young Hotel Conference Room in Roseau.
Prior to Friday’s Board Meeting, ECTEL will also launch the souvenir edition of its 15th Anniversary Magazine and its 2014 annual report. ECTEL celebrated its 15th anniversary on May 4, 2015 and initiated year-long celebrations to observe the milestone. Next Thursday’s launch of the Anniversary Magazine will be another such event. The launch will also take place at the Fort Young Hotel.