1,000 professionals to be hired, reskilled to support Singapore’s 5G rollout
30 Sep 2020
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced that a total of 1,000 professionals will be hired or reskilled to support Singapore’s 5G rollout. Of the 1,000 positions, 300 are new roles, while the remaining will be filled by telecom professionals who will be upskilled in the areas of 5G network, cybersecurity and solution engineering. To ensure a pipeline of talent to support the burgeoning industry, IMDA will also be appointing a consortium comprising SP and NUS as the 5G and Telecoms Programme Manager. The consortium will coordinate programmes to develop skills across the "5G ecosystem", including mobile network operators, end-user enterprises and technology companies. Similar story was reported on all SPH newspapers and Mediacorp platforms.