BRICS communications and ICT ministers concurred to assist further cooperation of Small, Micro, Medium, Enterprises (SMMEs) from members of the BRICS bloc.
SMME’s have been encouraged to be innovate and discover solutions that will “advance universal telecommunications access”.
According to The South African members of the bloc have identified SMMEs as potential engines for growth and job creation.
South Africa, Durban played host of the ITU conference last week. One of the conclusions of the meeting included an agreement to share information, knowhow on the roll out of the 5G within BRICS member countries.
The ministers also agreed to cooperate on cybersecurity and increase partnerships in digital skills training.
Source: The South African