Caribbean Telecommunications Union

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Caribbean Telecommunications Union
Type CARICOM Organization
Purpose To create an environment in partnership with members to optimize returns from ICT resources for the benefit of stakeholders
Headquarters Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Philip Paulwell
Secretary General
Bernadette Lewis

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is a Caribbean intergovernmental organisation dedicated to facilitating the development of the regional telecommunications sector.[1]


On 28 April 1989, the Governments of the Member States of the Caribbean Community established by Treaty of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) to rationalise the telecommunications policy framework for the region and to address the problems of regional spectrum frequency incompatibilities.



Associate Members[edit]

  • International Amateur Radio Union (IARU)
  • Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago
  • American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
  • Bureau Telecommunication and Post
  • Digicel
  • Internet Society (ISOC)


  1. ^ Lewis, Bernadette. "A brief History,the Role and Work of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union 2003-2012.p.4.