Over a decade of investment in the ICT sector has made Trinidad and Tobago #1 in the LATAM and Caribbean region for IT Infrastructure. The Global Information Technology Report 2016
5Undersea fiber connections
98%Mobile coverage including 2G, GSM, 4G
1stFor IT infrastructure in LATAM & Caribbean region (year2015)
2ndFor IT skill readiness in LATAM & Caribbean Region (year2015)
Native English speakersRegional leader in English proficiency
Cost effectiveMost cost effective location in the Caribbean and Central American region* (FDI Magazine 2015/16)
The Software and Applications Development industry in Trinidad & Tobago’s ICT Sector, though in its infantile stage serves local, regional and international markets. Annually, over 400 ICT graduates are well equipped to adapt to the dynamism of the industry. Through upskilling opportunities graduates develop and utilize next generation technologies used in the Software Design & Services industry.
In July 2018, InvesTT partnered with regional Software Development company Hacker Hostel Limited to host a four-week training programme for local IT graduates. The outcome was to adapt their expertise to the demands of the international Software Development market.
Trinidad and Tobago boasts superior English language skills, and comparative labour costs to other nearshore destinations (CSR: Average US$550 per month). This, combined with our relaxing Caribbean atmosphere, cultural affinity to the United States and multiple daily international flights from New York, Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Houston make Trinidad and Tobago the perfect nearshore destination.
Regionally, Trinidad and Tobago is the leader in terms of IT infrastructure, with five undersea fibre connections that provide a robust and redundant supply. The country is ideally located for data centres to offer much needed data storage, co-location, cloud and enterprise services to the Caribbean and Latin American markets.