Technology industry

Telecom ICT Park expected to boost Fiji’s information and technology industry

Fiji’s information and technology industry and growing BPO sector are set to be revolutionized as concept plans for the development of the new state-of-the-art ICT telecommunications park have been revealed.

Telecom Fiji Managing Director Charles Goundar says he is really excited about the project as it will enable a wide range of abilities and provide opportunities for young people who may be looking for a career in engineering and ICT.

Goundar says they are grateful to the government for the support and cooperation towards this ambitious project.

The park will host a research and development center, where emerging ICT technologies can be simulated and tested by students and companies, as well as an incubation center for IT graduates and aspiring business owners looking to explore. undertake specific projects and explore options for setting up their businesses.

The data center will host a range of major content platforms already hosted in the telecom network such as Google, Netflix, Facebook and Tik-Tok, and will allow Fiji to attract other major content providers to consider as well. to host their platforms in Fiji. The Telecom ICT park was announced in the 2021 national budget by the Minister of Communications, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.