The postal market sector consists of the official postal service (which controls the post offices), in this case the holder of a postal concession and a number of courier services. herefore, in legal terms there are two types of activities the Bureau needs to keep into account, which are...
Changes in the organization of work for the Caribbean Netherlands
The Radiocommunications Agency Netherlands has, in recent years, largely outsourced the work for the Caribbean Netherlands to the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BT&P) in Curaçao. From January 1, 2017 the agency takes all public tasks regarding the Telecommunications Act BES in his own hands, handled from the office on Bonaire.
The number of devices with internet connections is rapidly increasing. Each of these devices requires its own IP address. One might think here about all the laptops, smart phones and tablets that we connect these days. The current system of assigning addresses is based on IPv4, which provides 'merely' 4.3 billion addresses. These addresses have almost been used up. in order to connect more devices we need to use IPv6, which has more characters than IPv4. This enables an increased number of more unique combinations.
The transition from over-the-air analog to digital TV is just beginning and the Bureau Telecommunicatie en Post (BT&P) is supervising this important transition. This transition has already taken place worldwide, especially in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our region will follow and is now preparing for the migration.
CARICERT is the National Cyber Emergency Response Team of the Caribbean.
We work in close cooperation with national and international partners, to prevent cyber related incidents and limit the damage in case they occur. We do so by enhancing the level of knowledge about cyber security, by advising our constituents and by responding in cases of crises or incidents related to cybercrime. Also our goal is to create awareness of the importance of cyber security in general. CARICERT is sponsered by the Curaçao Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BT&P)