Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (#TTIGF 2018) on Friday 26th January, 2018 – register to attend

The second annual Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF ; http://igf.tt/) will be held on Friday 26th January 2018 from 8am to 4pm at the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Columbus Circle, Westmoorings, Trinidad with online participation available for those unable to attend at the venue.

TTIGF 2018 is hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Multistakeholder Advisory Group (TTMAG), of which the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society is a member.

With the overall theme of “Shaping the Digital Future”, TTIGF 2018 will feature sessions on the following locally relevant Internet Governance issues:

• Digital Financial Services
• Gender Activism Online
• Blockchain

TTIGF 2018 will also have an open forum session where all stakeholders (including online participants) can share comments, questions, solutions and best practices on internet governance locally, regionally and globally.

If you plan to attend (in person or remotely), please register for the TTIGF event at http://igf.tt/register-ttigf2018 . Registration is FREE. There is no charge to attend TTIGF 2018.

Flow Trinidad announces speed upgrade to residential broadband packages for same monthly rate.

Promotional banner from Flow Trinidad (https://discoverflow.co/trinidad/internet/promotions)

Flow Trinidad has announced a speed upgrade to existing Flow broadband residential packages at the same monthly rate as well as offering a new “Lightning” broadband package. According to Flow’s Facebook page, the speed upgrade will take place from 12:30am on Saturday 16th December 2017.  Here’s a table of the announced speed upgrades

Flow PackagePrevious SpeedsUpgraded SpeedsMonthly Rate in TT$ (VAT incl.)
Basic3Mbps (download) /1Mbps (upload)5Mbps (download) / 3Mbps (upload)$136.95
Essential30Mbps (download) / 3Mbps (upload)40Mbps (download) / 5Mbps (upload)$219.99
Plus45Mbps (download) / 3Mbps (upload)60Mbps (download) / 15Mbps (upload)$293.47
Max60Mbps (download) / 20Mbps (upload)100Mbps (download) / 20Mbps (upload)$391.29
Turbo120Mbps (download) / 7Mbps (upload)200Mbps (download) / 25Mbps (upload)$529.99
Ultra240Mbps (download) / 10Mbps (upload) 300Mbps (download) / 30Mbps (upload) $699.99
Lightning(new)600Mbps (download) /50Mbps (upload) $999.99

TTCS end of year Christmas dinner on Thursday December 14 2017 from 6:30pm ; please RSVP!

The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society will be having its end of year Christmas dinner at Ruby Tuesday, Grand Bazaar on Thursday December 14 2017 from 6:30pm.

We will also be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society!

Please RSVP at [email protected]! The anticipated cost of Ruby Tuesday’s Christmas dinner menu is anticipated to cost $240TT per person.

Save the date and Call for Topics for the Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF) 2018

Mark your calendar for the second Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF)! The TTIGF 2018 will be held on Friday January 26th 2018 at the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Columbus Circle, Westmoorings, Trinidad hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Multistakeholder Advisory Group (TTMAG), of which the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society is a member.

The IGF is a forum for multistakeholder dialogue on public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance issues, such as the Internet’s sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development.

For TTIGF 2018, You can expect a programme that focuses on Internet Governance issues that are relevant to our local concerns, as well as some of the most pressing international issues. Expect more details to be shared about the TTIGF 2018 in the coming weeks.

In the meantime, if you have a topic you’d like to have considered for a session at the TTIGF 2018, please fill out the form at http://igf.tt/callfortopics

You can also check out the highlights from the TTIGF 2017 held on January 26 2017 with videos, photos and reports from that event.

Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society lime on Wednesday September 13 2017 from 7 to 9pm ; please RSVP!

The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society (TTCS ; http://ttcs.tt) will be having a lime on Wednesday September 13 2017 from 7pm to 9pm at Wendy’s Cafe located upstairs at Wendy’s Restaurant at the corner of Ana Street & Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook, Port of Spain.

Come join us as we eat and chat about various ICT topics including

Anyone interested in computing and ICT are welcome to attend, however please RSVP to [email protected] as space is limited.