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Regulator participated in Telecom Mini-MBA

Published on: May 18, 2016
Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten staff members Sidney de Weever & Ryan Wijngaarde participated in a 5-day Telecom Mini MBA at the TDC in Philipsburg, to extend their knowledge on the a large variety of Telecom related topics & future developments in the industry.
The training was hosted by the Telecoms Academy; a trainings institute known for their unparalleled Telecom knowledge, highly specialist skills, and ongoing efforts to help the telecom industry learn and grow. During the course three trainers from Great Britain shared their knowledge on financial-, technical-, commercial- and regulatory aspects within the sector. The lectures also covered global trends and leadership.

BTP is pleased that staff of telecom providers UTS and Telem also participated in the training, as it demonstrates their commitment in the further development of communication services on St. Maarten.

The director of BTP Mr. Anthony Carty stated: “it is of great importance that our employees receive training in various topics within the telecom industry. This is vital to properly regulate the market, and to be able to stimulate developments such as Fiber to the Home/ Business and the deployment of 4G networks. These development have the potential to make significant contributions to the economy, and to improve the wellbeing of the St. Maarten population”.

The director continued by extending his great congratulation to his staff members, as well as all other participants, for successfully passing this high level Telecom Course.