April 14, 2017
CANTO Chairman and Secretary General met with Jaime Briceno Chairman Board of Directors SMART, Ernesto Torres CEO, Sean Duncan HOD Data Warehousing, Reporting and Billing, Juan Pablo Lorenzetti IT Operations Manager and Leonardo Calle Director of Network Services at the SMART Headquarters in Belize City, Belize.
Discussions were held on the upcoming CANTO conference, the Code of Practice for safeguarding the open Internet; the CANTO working committees and the work of the CICC working committees. CANTO was also given a tour of the SMART facilities.
SMART has grown from a small company providing services to approximately 5,000 customers to a well-respected provider with over 110,000 customers.
SMART is an active member of CANTO and will be at the upcoming 33rd Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic:- 16th -19th July, 2017.
From left: A.Mahler, J.Briceno, E. Torres, T. Wankin and J. Wilkins
Chairman of SMART, J. Briceno receives CANTO token from J. Wilkins
CANTO is recognized as the leading trade association of the ICT sector for shaping information and communication in the Caribbean. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit association of 8 telephone operating companies, CANTO has now grown to over 127 members in more than 34 countries. A Board of Directors appointed by the membership directs policy of the Association. This strategy is executed by the staff of a permanent Secretariat based in Trinidad and Tobago.