SaudiArabiaPR.com, Online Press Release from Saudi Arabia,Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Meccca and Medina
 
Oil & Gas(Energy and Industry)
Filter PR by
  
STC, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and Ericsson Partner to Boost Telecommunications Competence in the Kingdom
STC, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and Ericsson Partner to Boost Telecommunications Competence in the Kingdom
  • The Saudi Telecommunications Company, the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and Ericsson collaborate to establish a centre of excellence to educate and prepare Saudi nationals for the telecommunications industry.
  • The centre aims to evaluate, test and transfer knowledge of emerging telecommunications technologies to students, thus preparing them for a career at STC.
  • KFUPM students will benefit from Ericsson’s Research & Development graduate program and mentorship.

Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC) and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) has partnered with Ericsson to establish a centre of excellence in KFUPM with the aim of preparing Saudi nationals for careers in telecommunications at STC.

The initiative focuses on the development of competencies and the training of KFUPM students, specifically for the technologies that support STC business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).  This will enhance both the presence and quality of Saudi national employees, as well as enable STC to achieve its nationalization quotas, while empowering students through education and fulfilling the demand for high-calibre candidates in the Saudi market.

Students will benefit from Ericsson’s Research and Development graduate program and new technology trends, and selected Saudi students will partake in R&D mentorship. In addition, Ericsson will create professional training programs in wireless communications and business support systems (BSS) including the use of test labs, dummy nodes, and end-to-end setup for features and product tests.

Abdullah Alzmame, Network VP at STC Says: “This strategic partnership will enable us to continue providing the highest standards of communications services by ensuring that our graduates have the best training in the most recent and innovative technologies in the market, thus preparing them for a great future in the telecommunications industry.”

Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad Vice Rector for Research, KFUPM, Said; “The university is happy to embrace such outstanding initiatives which help boost the student’s competence as well as give them a unique chance to practice the theoretical academic in reality”

Ali Eid, Head of CU KSA, says: “Ericsson supports the KSA’s nationalization initiatives by fostering a knowledge-based economy in Saudi Arabia. Through this initiative, we are able to contribute to the future of ICT through our R&D collaboration with KFUPM and STC. We hope that by establishing this centre we are able to provide our partner, STC with well-rounded and informed individuals who will foster the growth of their network evolution.”
Ericsson’s R&D graduate program offers graduates who are passionate about innovation within ICT the training and tools to develop a deep, specialized knowledge in their area of interest, through a unique 18-month global experience.

Posted by : Saudi Arabia,Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Meccca and Medina PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 14791 times
PR Category : Energy and Industry
Posted on : Sunday, May 3, 2015  11:40:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories

 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
An Amazing Collection for Ladies From Police [20824-Views]
212 VIP Extra Limited Edition [17667-Views]
Get closer- your makeup is invisible with Make Up For Ever's New Ultra HD Concealer [16744-Views]
Cole Haan Delivers True Performance Footwear With the Release of the Zerøgrand All-day Trainer [16662-Views]
A City by the Sea and the Desert: Diana Arno SS19 Collection [16638-Views]
Ralph Lauren offers the spring 2019 collection [13255-Views]
The RL50 Handbag: Introducing a New Icon [12776-Views]
Nissan Energy demonstration hits the spot [12640-Views]
Detox your scalp, detox your mind with new Head & Shoulders Charcoal [12226-Views]
SPRING 2019: MEET ‘CECE' [11874-Views]
Huawei Launches 5G Multi-mode Chipset and 5G CPE Pro [11226-Views]
Roberto Cavalli launches new Florence Amber [10603-Views]
Lenovo Offers Security Solutions in Global Smart City Race at Intersec 2019 [8630-Views]
Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 Inflight Safety Video, before moving its monum... [8598-Views]
Honor 10 Lite Packs Stylish Looks and Flagship Performances Into New Device [8405-Views]
The Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection Runway Show [8220-Views]
Implementation Date Announced for Long-Term Residence Permits [7638-Views]
Record Number of Innovations at the ISH: GROHE is Shaping the Future of Water [7392-Views]
Saudi Plastic and Petrochemical Exhibition 2019 set to launch with government and private sector bac... [6306-Views]
IHG signs world's largest Crowne Plaza® in Makkah [6039-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories