Wednesday, 12 June 2013 12:29 | Written by Pura | | |
21st May 2013
Government issues International Data Gateway Licences
Hon.Minister Nana Grey-Johnson (left) and DG PURA Mr. A. Jobe signing the respective licences
Tuesday the 21st May 2012 marked the issuance of (15) fifteen year International Data Gateway licences to all the individual members of the Gambia Sub-Marine Company (GSC), which comprises of;
i. AFRICELL ii. COMIUM iii. GAMCEL, iv. GAMTEL v. QCELL, vi. UNIQUE SOLUTIONS and; vii. NETPAGE,
by the Honorable Minister of Information and Communications Infrastructure in accordance with Section 7 (2) of the Information and Communications Act 2009.
The ceremonious event which was held at the conference hall of the Ministry of Information and Communications Infrastructure and presided over by the Hon. Minister Nana Grey Johnson and The Director General of PURA – Mr. Abdoulie Jobe, also saw the issuance of Internet Service Provider (ISP) licences to UNIQUE SOLUTIONS and NETPAGE.
some pictures from the signing ceremony with CEO of GSM and ISP companies receiving their international data gateway licences
The liberalisation of the international gateway for the provision of International Data Services represents a huge step towards the advancement and realization of the telecommunications/ICT sector in The Gambia.