The promotion of initiatives that value new technologies as a tool for the development of the country again motivates the agreement of the Portuguese Government with a technology company, this time through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
The agreement, signed by the Minister of Public Works Transport and Communications, Mário Lino, by Bernd Bischoff, president and CEO of the manufacturer, and Marcos Sousa, manager of Fujitsu Siemens in Portugal, aims to create facilities and competence centers in the area communication technologies.
In a note sent to the press, the Government states that this Memorandum provides for the «development of Communication Technologies (IT) in Portugal» supporting increased demand for equipment in this sector.
In Fujitsu Siemens’ plans, the intention to implement in Portugal one of the mobile competence centers that it is establishing in Europe stands out.
These spaces are created with the aim of maximizing the integration of mobile technologies and telecommunications and transforming them into innovative mobile solutions for business applications.
In the national case, the center would allow «supporting the Government in various ongoing initiatives in the area of mobility, as well as adapting similar products and experiences underway in other countries and regions of the world to Portuguese needs, for example through the local certification of band adapters. wide «.
Fujitsu Siemens Computers is one of the technologies associated with the e-schools project, the Government’s initiative to combat digital illiteracy. Just yesterday, TMN took stock of its participation in the campaign, stating that, so far, of the 80,000 computers it has distributed, 50,000 were from Fujitsu, which highlights the manufacturer’s participation in the initiative.
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