Today the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Belize Telemedia Limited, Anwar Barrow and President of SJCJC, Mirtha Peralta, signed a memorandum of understanding for an Associate Degree Program in Computer networking. The program will focus on Internet Protocol Technology. According to both, Peralta and Barrow, this joint venture represents a new and innovative method to help equip young Belizeans with technical skills set to improve the telecommunications industry in Belize.
BTL is investing about two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in the initiative. The initial intake of 20 students, 10 which are BTL employees, sat their first session of classes today.