FTCNewsLine – October 2019

FTCNewsLine is a quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-19 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2019- September 30, 2019. FTCNewsLine – October 2019

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An overview of the Subscription Packages of Jamaica’s Two Largest Providers

Improvements in technology have propelled the subscriber TV (cable TV) market to new heights. Competition has intensified and the hope is that consumers will be the ultimate beneficiaries of this. The introduction of a fibre-optic cable network to Jamaica has caused increases in broadband Internet speeds, compatibility of HD pictures and an overall enhanced surfing […]

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FTC Facilitates Competition Law and Policy Workshop

On May 31, 2016, the Fair Trading Commission facilitated the hosting of a Level one training seminar on Competition Law and Policy. The seminar was hosted by the Forum of the Caribbean Group of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States (CARIFORUM) with funding from the European Union (EU). It was held at the Mona Visitors Lodge and […]

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FTC Benefits from Technical Assistance on Competition Law and Policy

The Technical Staff of the Fair Trading Commission participated in a two day training session on Competition Law and Policy on June 15 -16, 2016. The aim of the session was to strengthen the CSME Regulatory and Market Regimes. Three key areas were covered: Merger Control Regulation, Cartel and Abuse of Market Dominance. The Consumer […]

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