TEMA & CMAI joins the global celebration of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2023, highlighting the significant role of telecommunication technology in bridging the digital divide and connecting communities across the Nation.
TEMA & CMAI compliments the Govt. on India being the 2nd largest telecommunications market and in terms of internet subscribers. With the new policies of PLI, incentives for R&D and design, becoming the 3rd country in the World to manufacture 4G and 5G and a ready map for 6G, India will become the Global supplier of telecom equipment by 2030. The rapidly growing number of mobile phone users and the technological shift towards 5G is expected to fuel the market growth for the telecom equipment manufacturers and service providers.
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2023, observed annually on May 17th, aims to raise awareness about the importance of communication and information technology in promoting social and economic development worldwide. This year's theme, “Empowering the least developed Countries through Information and Communication Technologies.” emphasizes the urgent need to ensure universal access to reliable and affordable communication services.
As a trusted telecommunications association, TEMA & CMAI recognizes the transformative power of connectivity in empowering individuals, businesses, and communities. Through our innovative services, and strategic partnerships, we are dedicated to making reliable and affordable communication accessible to all citizens of India, regardless of their geographical location or socioeconomic background.
In line with the government's Digital India initiative, TEMA & CMAI has been actively expanding our network coverage, enhancing broadband penetration, and deploying cutting-edge technologies to bridge the digital divide in India. Our commitment to delivering high-quality telecommunications services to rural and underserved areas has enabled millions of people to access essential services, participate in the digital economy, and improve their quality of life.
On this occasion, TEMA & CMAI is proud to announce several initiatives and partnerships that further our commitment to digital inclusion:
Rural Connectivity Program: We are launching an ambitious rural connectivity program aimed at expanding in network infrastructure to remote and underserved regions of the country. This program will bring high-speed internet access, telecommunication services, and digital literacy programs to empower rural communities and drive socioeconomic development.
Collaboration with Educational Institutions: TEMA & CMAI is forging partnerships with educational institutions to enhance digital learning opportunities for students across the country. Through these collaborations, we will establish high-speed internet connectivity in schools and provide access to educational resources, thereby empowering the next generation with knowledge and skills for a digital future.
Promoting Digital Literacy: We are launching a nationwide digital literacy campaign, targeting both urban and rural areas, to promote digital skills and ensure that every citizen can fully participate in the digital world. This initiative will include workshops, training programs, and awareness campaigns to bridge the digital divide and empower individuals with the necessary knowledge to leverage digital technologies effectively.
"On World Telecom Day, we reaffirm our commitment to connect the unconnected and bridge the digital divide in India"
Sh. Ravi Sharma, Chairman TEMA stated, "On World Telecom Day, we reaffirm our commitment to connect the unconnected and bridge the digital divide in India. We believe that everyone should have equal opportunities to access reliable communication services and harness the power of technology for personal and societal development. Through our ongoing efforts, strategic partnerships, and innovative solutions, we will continue to work towards building a digitally inclusive India."
As we celebrate World Telecom Day, TEMA & CMAI invites individuals, businesses, and the government to join hands in creating an ecosystem of digital inclusion, where connectivity becomes a fundamental right for all citizens. Together, we can build a future where every Indian benefits from the transformative potential of telecommunications technology.