GSMA concludes digital development agreements with Malaysia, Pakistan, and Pacific Islands

In order to advance digital development in the Asia-Pacific, the GSMA has concluded agreements with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT), and the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA). The purpose of the agreement with Malaysia is to help grow Malaysia’s digital economy through building digital skills and strengthening the digital sector through better investment and innovation. With regard to Pakistan, the agreement aims to improve broadband access as part of the ‘Digital Pakistan’ initiative. Lastly, the partnership with the Pacific Islands strives to encourage the establishment of a digital society.