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Online Privacy – Are You Really Protected?

“A 20-year-old woman stalked via the Internet and killed. Thousands of e-commerce customers watching as their credit card numbers are sold online for $1 apiece. Internet chat rooms – where identities are bought, sold and traded.” What you just read are examples cited by Bob Sullivan from MSNBC, of the many ways in which one’s […]

An Introduction to OTT (Over-The-Top) Content

popular content distributors Netflix and Hulu, then it’s safe to say you’re also familiar with over-the-top (OTT) content. Pace defines OTT content as “video, television and other services provided over the internet rather than via a service provider’s own dedicated, managed IPTV network”. IPTV, in this case, refers to Internet Protocol television. Most persons are […]

Media Statement: Islandwide Broadcast Coverage Requirement and Public Access to CVM Television Signals for FIFA World Cup 2014

Over the last two years, since 2012, the Broadcasting Commission has been in correspondence and meetings with all broadcasters and cable providers about their coverage range and signal quality being delivered to towns, communities and villages throughout Jamaica, in line with the terms of their licences. Over the period 2012 to 2014 the Commission supplemented […]

The Rise of Second Screens

Do you often find yourself using your mobile phone or tablet while watching television? If yes, you are among the many persons now participating in the growing trend of using second screens. In Jamaica, the use of smartphones and tablets is gaining popularity as both an alternative and complement to watching television or listening to […]

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