CANTO’s 27th AGM gets underway at the Fort Young Hotel in Dominica


The 27th Annual general meeting of the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organization (CANTO) which is currently being hosted by Lime Dominica is expected to climax with a one-day workshop on ‘disaster recovery for emergency services and business continuity’ tomorrow February 01st at the Fort Young Hotel.


CANTO’s AGM which began on Sunday January 31st, 2011 is being attended by top executives of telecommunication operators and suppliers from over 31 countries.


During the meeting, the members are expected to discuss the activities of the Secretariat in 2010, adopt resolutions which will guide the policy and the strategic activities of the various companies and elect members to serve on the Board of Directors.


The packed agenda features the board and working committee meetings, the AGM proceedings and a workshop on “Telecoms Revenue Assurance” by Lionel Dawson of Xcell Management LLC which will outline the typical issues that can lead to revenue loss or inaccurate charging, that ultimately impact revenue integrity, customer experience and stakeholder confidence.


While giving an overview of CANTO, Secretary General of CANTO Regenie Fraser says they will also be looking at a new strategic direction which will chart the way forward for CANTO and the highly anticipated i-create e-content Competition and Business of Content Conference; an offshoot of the CTC Project.


I-Create 2010-2011 is the first edition of CANTO’s Caribbean e-Content Competition which aims to search out and reward the most creative and innovative e-Content developers in the Caribbean region.


Country Manager of Lime Dominica, Mr. Jeffrey Baptiste said that Lime Dominica is pleased to host CANTO’s 27th Annual General Meeting.


Meanwhile Chairman of CANTO’s Board of Directors Mr. Dirk Currie commended Lime Dominica for accepting to host their 27th Annual General Meeting.


CANTO which was founded in 1985 as a nonprofit association of telephone operating companies in the Caribbean is now recognized as a major trade association in the telecommunication sector.

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