History is being made in local Information and Communication Technology as the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, through a Public Private Partnership with Digicel (SVG), Ltd., commences the installation of Subsea fiber cable between mainland Saint Vincent and the Grenadine islands of Bequia, Mustique, Canouan, and Union Island, with connections to Carriacou and Grenada.
Over 100 girls representing Saint Vincent’s rising talent in the ICT sector, will take part in the Caribbean.Girls.Hack - 2019 Hackathon, which is part of International Girls in ICT Day celebrations over the world. The Hackathon which is organised by SheLeadsIT co-founders, Ms. Bridget Lewis and Ms. Nicole Pitter Patterson, encourages and empowers young women to pursue studies and careers in ICT.
The Governments of the Republic of China (Taiwan); and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, are collaborating on an Intelligent Bus Management and Monitoring System Project.
On Monday, 14th January, 2019, the government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines along with the Caribbean Regional Communication Infrastructure Program (CARCIP) and telecommunications provider (Digicel), hosted a public consultation at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown.