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5G professionals jobs and skills: IMDA

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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) said on Tuesday (29 September) that it has partnered with ’s Mobile Network Operators to hire and reskill 1,000 professionals to ’s 5G rollout.

Of these 1000 positions, 30% are new roles, while the remaining are telecom professionals who will be upskilled in the areas of 5G network, cyber security and solution engineering to futureproof their jobs.

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Talent development is the next critical phase of the in 5G.  As ’s 5G rollout gathers momentum, the demand for 5G professionals is expected to grow.

The first wave of training will begin at the end of 2020 with the MNOs’ 5G professionals.

Under the TechSkills Accelerator initiative, IMDA has set up 5G Workforce Transformation Committees with the mobile network operators to oversee the planning and development of their 5G workforce capabilities.

In addition, IMDA will be appointing a consortium comprising National University of and Singapore Polytechnic as the 5G and Telecoms Programme Manager

The consortium will coordinate programmes to develop across the “5G ecosystem”.

“The plan is to work with the industry and equip a total of 5,000 professionals over the next three years to develop a strong, 5G skilled workforce,” IMDA said.

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