On Thursday 18th June, 2015 the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) hosted its 21st ICT Open Forum titled “Should Over The Top Services be Regulated?”
In attendance were approximately seventy five (75) persons which consisted of representatives from the telecommunications and technology companies, media, academia and members of the general public.
The opening address was delivered by Mr Selby Wilson, Chairman of TATT who reminded the audience that the forum was part of TATT’s consultative process in support of a document entitled “Towards the treatment of Over The Top Services” which was issued for public comment from June 6th to 30th, 2015.
There were several featured presenters which included Ms Annie Baldeo, Executive Officer, Policy Planning and Market Economics (Ag.), Mr Kirk Sookram, Manager Spectrum Planning, Management and Monitoring of TATT, Mr David Geary, General Counsel Digicel (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited, Ms Christa Leith, Head Regulatory and Policy Affairs (Ag.), Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago and Mr David Cox, Head of Regulatory Affairs, LIME Caribbean, who represented Columbus Communications Trinidad and Tobago Limited.
Following the presentations, there was a panel discussion and audience feedback session which was moderated by Mr Wendel l Etienne. The panel comprised of the featured presenters and Mr Kieran Meskell, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Digicel (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited. Click for full article
Treatment of Over The Top (OTT) Services presented by Ms. Annie Baldeo and Mr. Kirk Sookram both of TATT
Should OTT be regulated? presented by Mr. David Geary of Digicel
OTT Services Should they be Regulated? presented by Ms. Christa Leith of TSTT
21st ICT Open Forum - OTT Services video presentation