Barbados' technology landscape is marked by its geographic limitations and population distribution. As a small island nation, laying extensive network cables poses a challenge. However, Barbados has circumvented this problem with the investment in wireless technologies, including 4G and 5G networks. Most of the population is concentrated along the coast, with the capital, Bridgetown, serving as a major hub for technological infrastructure. While the interior remains relatively less connected, Barbados makes use of satellite technology to reach more remote areas. This highlights the country's commitment to digital inclusivity and its adaptability in the face of geographic constraints.

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Regulatory Body
Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications, and Investment
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Mobile Network Operators

The are 2 companies operating mobile networks in this region.

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Digicel Barbados is a prominent telecommunications network provider in Barbados. Established in February 2004, the company is a subsidiary of Digicel Group, a multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Jamaica. Digicel Group is owned by Irish businessman Denis O'Brien, making him the ultimate owner of Digicel Barbados.

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Flow Barbados, a telecommunications company, operates under the trade name FLOW and is part of the former Caribbean telecommunications provider Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC). The company offers various services, including cable television, internet, telephone, and wireless services. The Flow brand emerged after CWC's acquisition of Columbus, replacing the Lime brand across the merged entity from July 2015 onwards.
Wireless Spectrum Bands