Tag Archives: NTRC

CONSUMER RIGHTS

St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined the global community in observing World Consumer Rights Day on Sunday, with the theme: The Sustainable Consumer. The day is set aside each year to heighten awareness on the need for sustainable consumption, as well as to highlight the importance of consumer rights and protection. This year, the Ministry… Continue Reading →

NUMBER PORTABILITY RESUMES

Director of the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, NTRC, Apollo Knights said work has resumed on the regional implementation of Number Portability following devastation caused by a number of hurricanes in the region last year. Number Portability enables Mobile and Fixed Line telephone users to keep their telephone numbers when changing from one network operator to… Continue Reading →

CALLIAQUA SCHOOL-NTRC

The Calliaqua Anglican School is the most recent school to receive a donation of equipment from the National Telecommunications Regulatory commission (NTRC). The donation comprised a projector, white board, scanner, speakers and computers, valued at approximately EC$11,000 and were handed over last Friday April 20th, during a brief ceremony held at the school. The computers… Continue Reading →

NTRC To launch its fifth Annual Idea and Innovation Competition

The National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC), will be launching its fifth Annual Idea and Innovation Competition, known as the i2 Competition this week This year’s competition has been restructured and will comprise of two categories: the Secondary and Open Categories. The NTRC says the Secondary category will cater for participants attending secondary schools. And, the… Continue Reading →

Helping Young People Excel

Teens in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are set to benefit from a two week training programme designed to help them keep abreast with the ever changing, fast paced technological world. The National Public Library, Archives and Documentation Services today opened its 2nd annual summer programme, dubbed Helping Young People Excel (HYPE) under the theme… Continue Reading →

NTRC Seeks To Rectify The Issues Of Broadband Connection In The Households Of SVG

The local National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC) is embarking on a mission to rectify what they have identified as three major issues affecting broadband penetration in this country. Managing Director of the NTRC, Apollo Knights while briefing the media this morning said the commission has found that only 40 percent of households here have a… Continue Reading →

The NTRC Will Visit A Series Of Schools To Advocate Technology

The National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC) is currently holding a series of visits to Schools across the country to advocate for more use of technology. Universal Service Fund (USF) Project Officer at the NTRC, Shanka Edwards tells NBC News thus far the program has been very successful. Miss Edwards said they are also using the… Continue Reading →