Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information technology and communication (ITC), said at the conference of the International ICT - Indiansoft in Hyderabad, India, 21, 22 and 23 March, he noted that several Indian investors the ICT sector are ready to collaborate with companies in Mauritius and then conquer the vast African market.
ICT Minister was speaking on Thursday at the business school of the Mauritius Employers' Federation (MEF), Ebony, when a workshop on the latest trends and opportunities in computer science. "They have the expertise, skills and knowledge. With this support, we can penetrate the African market with more comfort. I appealed to them because some people want to invest in Mauritius. I asked the High Commissioner of Mauritius in India to create a platform for implementation and monitoring of our discussions in India, "said Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum.
Three issues were discussed during the workshop on Thursday to Ebony. This is the operating system Android for smartphones and business opportunities it represents for Mauritian firms. The strategic use of IT tools for companies was also discussed. Finally, the creation and management of numerous computer data were explained to participants, mainly from the private sector.
ICT Minister also announced that the electronic identity card will be "maybe" operational by late 2012. "We're working on. I have good reason to believe that this project is in the pipeline to be completed before the end of the year. "
Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum reiterates its appeal to private companies to create areas of free wifi in public places, including stations in the country. "These companies will benefit from advertising inserts in these places and on the screens of users when they connect to the wireless network."
Clensy Appavoo, President of the MEF, has appealed to the Minister for the school of management MEF also benefits from free internet access through wireless network (Wi-Fi) as is the case at the University of Mauritius, in Reduit and Charles Telfair Institute, Moka. "The question will be considered by my department, responds Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum. Our concern is to give that opportunity to as many Mauritians as possible, but we must also be reasonable. "
Inauguration of the first public area Wi-Fi
Minister of Information technology and communication (ICT) will open this Friday, the highly anticipated first zone free internet by Wi-Fi wireless network to the Municipality of Port Louis. As a reminder, the Department is installing wireless terminal bound for the population in the five municipalities in four district councils and Rodrigues.