DoT launches 5G on-line certification course – ET Telecom

Kolkata: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has set in movement plans to create an in-house pool of 5G consultants and policy makers, by launching a 12-week on-line course to coach and certify its officers on the next-generation wi-fi broadband know-how, at the same time as India braces for 5G.

Telecom secretary Anshu Prakash launched the web 5G certification course Tuesday, saying the target is to have “a team of master trainers, 5G security experts within the DoT,” who would formulate a roadmap for reinforcing training and consciousness ranges about 5G and likewise establish lacunae in current legislations with the approaching of the next-gen quick broadband know-how.

The on-line 5G certification course for DoT employees will likely be performed by National Telecommunications Institute for Policy Research, Innovation & Training (NTIPRIT), the telecom division’s coaching arm.

“The course will act as a capsule programme for learning overall 5G technology from the perspective of policy making,” Prakash stated in an official assertion.

Underlining the necessity to exploit the total potential of 5G and making new-age applied sciences akin to Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, web of issues (IoT) a actuality, Prakash additionally referred to as on NTIPRIT to give you such coaching programmes for officers of different authorities departments and central ministries.

Though the 5G certification course will initially be accessible to DoT employees, it is going to finally be supplied to different stakeholders too.

Bharat Kumar Jog, member (companies), Digital Communications Commission, who was current on the inauguration, careworn on design, improvement and conduction of comparable capacity-building programmes on 5G use circumstances for different central and state authorities officers.


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