Broadband for Eastern Caribbean.
BROADBAND FOR EASTERN CARIBBEAN. The intergovernmental agency that regulates telecommunications for five Eastern Caribbean countries will soon launch a broadband Internet See broadband. service at competitive rates, an official said, reports AP (April 19, 2005). The service will be financed with a US$1 million Euro768,520) World Bank loan supplemented by contributions in Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts Noun 1. St. Kitts - the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Kitts, St. Christopher, Saint Christopher
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. & Nevis, St. Lucia and St. Vincent & the Grenadines Grenadines: see Grenada; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Windward Islands. , said Eliud Williams, director of the St. Lucia-based Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority. Williams said broadband Internet service would "soon" be made available to public schools, health centers and libraries. In 2001, the agency oversaw the privatization privatization: see nationalization.
Transfer of government services or assets to the private sector. State-owned assets may be sold to private owners, or statutory restrictions on competition between privately and publicly owned of telephone service in the region. In St. Lucia, AT&T and Cable & Wireless offer broadband service.