USF asked to expedite setting up telecentres
STAFF REPORT ISB: The Board of Directors of Universal Service Fund Company (USF) has directed the management to expedite the implementation, bidding process and establishment of Universal Telecentres.
The decision was taken in the 43rd Board of Directors meeting of the USF, which has recently been held with Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rahman in the chair.
The meeting took deep interest in the implementation of Universal Telecentres project, which is aimed at facilitating the local community with state-of-art computer equipment and broadband facility.
The companys two-year plan along with the main efforts and development of telecommunication services in un-served and under-served areas throughout the length and breadth of the country by USF were considered by the meeting.