Cisco Systems has announced plans to establish two networking training facilities in Myanmar as the United States Agency for International Development continues to drive efforts to promote technology education and commercial engagement in the country.
Cisco“™s plan comes after the USAID resumed operations in the country in November following Washington“™s suspension of the sanctions against Myanmar, the US Market Buzz Media Group reported Friday.
Other USAID delegation members, including Google and Microsoft, have also announced plans for the country, with Google looking to form partnerships, including one to improve the country“™s access to online learning, according to Rajiv Shah, head of USAID.
Joe Dashiell writes that the Myanmar government has made opening up its telecommunications industry to competition a priority and more than 90 countries have made offers for two nationwide telecommunications licenses.
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