INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON UNLOCKING RURAL MOBILE COVERAGE

0
26
INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON UNLOCKING RURAL MOBILE COVERAGE
INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON UNLOCKING RURAL MOBILE COVERAGE

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in collaboration with GSM Association (GSMA) organized one day Capacity Building training course on “Unlocking Rural Mobile Coverage” at PTA Headquarters, Islamabad.

The training course was attended by representatives from MoIT, Cabinet Division, PTA, PEMRA, USF and Ignite. The training course focused on expanding mobile coverage in rural areas and the role of government-industry in closing the mobile broadband coverage gap. Mr. Calum Handforth, Senior Insights Manager, Connected Society, GSMA delivered the course. He provided the participants with a greater understanding of strategies to improve rural coverage and innovative models to tackle the challenges associated with digital divide.

Must Read: Leaders see ethics and trust as key enablers for exponential business growth in the digital age

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman PTA, Maj. General Amir Azeem Bajwa (R) said that the course proved to be a valuable experience, one which addressed different key issues. PTA is doing its utmost efforts alongside other stakeholders in supporting economic growth and social development by bringing the power of the mobile and Internet to rural communities. The Chairman also thanked GSMA for this collaboration and assured of PTA’s full support for future programmes and trainings.

This course was delivered under the “PTA-GSMA Centre of Excellence Programme for Regional Regulatory Training” under which one training course is conducted on the latest topics of telecommunications and ICTs in every quarter of 2019 and 2020.

Previous articleLeaders see ethics and trust as key enablers for exponential business growth in the digital age
Next articleHuawei Announces Q3 2019 Business Results
We feel pleasure in introducing ourselves as a publishing company and our monthly magazine, “NetMag” as Pakistan's first IT & Telecom magazine. The past 19 years have been the "best of the times" for our innovative and self-development magazine. Untold numbers of readers throughout the nation have utilized NetMag as an invaluable guide to achieve personal and professional success. In the new millennium, the mission of our magazine remains ever more relevant. One of the most appealing aspects of the magazine is the variety of cutting-edge content which is research based and well explored for every issue. For example, in most recent editions, readers had the opportunity to learn how today's fast-moving Internet economy has transformed the way people work, shop, play and communicate. The Internet isn’t an extension of the past. It is a new thing. It leverages individuals in ways that go beyond old models. It creates a new order of things where individuals, and not companies, can expect to reap all the benefits of economic gains. Just as the second industrial revolution of the late nineteenth century required a technically literate workforce so the Internet economy over the next generation will need a computer-and-communications-literate workforce. It will need the inventors and innovators to push out the envelope of the possible in the use of this technology as well as its production. It will need the engineers and technicians to staff the information technology and communications industries themselves-and to manage the interfaces between the rest of the economy and information technology. Our targeted content is Internet specific. The site's focused content and editorial quality explain why NetMag users will keep coming back. We try to reach all sects of people through our non-exhaustive distribution network. This includes copies to subscribers and complimentary dispatches. Results-oriented marketers of technology products and services rely on NetMag to help build their brands, generate leads and make sales. Our Internet media properties attract a highly qualified audience of internet and technology users.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here