This is considered exciting news for MTC which is already a strategic partner with
The combination of the two businesses is expected enhance the implementation of strategic initiatives already underway, where PT and Oi have been sharing expertise and know-how in areas such as product development, customer care, engineering, operations and IT. The new company will be led by
"MTC will be able to extract benefits from this merger and add value for its customers by extending further its best practice sharing platform, access to leading edge technology, increased economies of scale and by being a partner of one of the top 20 largest telecom players in the world," enthused Tim Ekandjo, Chief Human Capital & Corporate Affairs Officer of MTC. "Customers all over the world want only the best telecommunications technologies and they want them immediately. MTC's extended partnership with this new company through its current relationship with
"This is also good news for our human capital agenda because through such partnerships we are able to develop our human capacity in the telecommunications industry as our staff will benefit from world-class expertise in terms of potential international exchange exposure and training programmes," elaborated Ekandjo.
He added: "Our human capital agenda is critical to MTC because they create the strength within us and if we are able to continue developing them from this pool of knowledge from two key international partners, it can only contribute to the country's capacity in the area of ICT." This allows aspiring Namibian IT students with an excellent opportunity to expand their horizons in these two critical fields and this opportunity allows us the luxury to create this platform of learning within the Namibian telecommunications industry."
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