Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has disclosed that govt will be launching absolutely free Wi-Fi for senior large faculties (SHS) from future thirty day period.
This, she reported, is portion of government’s initiative to bridge the digital skills hole and the hole in the details communication technology (ICT) sector.
In accordance to her, the use of technologies by lots of sectors of the economy due to the outbreak of COVID-19 has uncovered Ghana’s absence of out there competencies in the ICT sector.
This is putting a huge need on government to enhance on capabilities education in the country.
To this conclude, the Minister for Communications has begun a call for motion procedures to ensure that the abilities gap in the sector is bridged.
Speaking at the 2020 Yearly Girls in ICT working day climax from the Oti Area, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful also said that governing administration will be deploying rural telephony to all rural spots that have no obtain to the world wide web.
“As the pandemic broke out, we have seen that the most important factor of our life is in ICT. The problem, nevertheless, is the existence of some large expertise gap which we have to look at and work on as shortly as probable. Governing administration will be launching the cost-free Wi-Fi for senior substantial universities from following month even however the educational facilities are on split,” she pointed out.
The Nationwide Women in ICT day is an initiative of the Intercontinental Telecommunications Union for all member states.
Ghana has been celebrating the function considering that 2012 with enhanced programmes.
This year’s occasion from the Oti location is the 10th Version.