Government intends on making further strides within the Telecommunication Sector in 2022

by: - January 11, 2022
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Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, with responsibility for Telecommunications and Broadcasting; Hon. Senator Oscar George

The Government of Dominica says it intends on making further strides in 2022 within the Telecommunications Sector.

The Minister for Telecommunication, Senator Oscar George, said the Government was able to build on its previous successes in 2021 and was also innovative and intends to go the extra mile in 2022.

George expressed that the Government will explore more resilient means of Communication such as the use of satellite-based technologies, and also seek to strengthen its post-disaster communications mechanisms.

He stated that ‘“As we know in half of the time we can be faced with a hurricane, so we have to ensure that the situation that transpired post-hurricane Maria will not happen again.’

He noted that some attention will also be given to updating some of the current regulations, just to ensure that consumers can get greater value for the money.

The Senator continues by saying that to ensure that the ability of their regulator is increased, in terms of ensuring that the operators abide by the current regulations.

He said the Government is channeling down the right path in the Telecommunication Sector.