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Knowledge Services

The peculiarities of geography with widely dispersed and often thinly populated islands have enhanced the implementation of wireless telecommunication infrastructure. It is now extended to cover virtually all 200 inhabited islands through a combination of microwave and satellite technology with the capital Male’, the satellite cities, Hulhumale’, and Vilingili islands are equipped with cabled communication technology.

For this reason mobile communication has exploded. The overall service capacity and quality is expected to be vastly improved with the arrival of the international broadband cable from India, expected for 2006.

Knowledge services, which encompass Information Communication Technology (ICT), IT, and financial off shore services, are a relatively new phenomenon for the Maldives.

There are only limited numbers of academically trained professionals available hence client training and education service providers, scope of consultancy is extremely high.