Over the weekend, Guyana Telephone & Telegraph Company (GTT) opened two new stores – one in Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD), and the other in Parika, East Bank Essequibo (EBE).
GTT CEO Justin Nedd expressed that expanding the company’s services is a sign of the telecommunications giant’s continued commitment to serving the population, and ensuring that all demands are met.
The two new stores add to a fleet of locations under the company’s belt, where services can be accessed.
Similarly, Minister for Tourism, Industry and Commerce Oneidge Walrond highlighted that this expansion is testament to the confidence that GTT provides in the economy. He praised the telecommunications giant for its technological advances in Guyana.
“It’s no secret that GTT has been pioneering telecommunications services in Guyana. GTT has established infrastructure and the latest technology across Guyana and brought us much closer to the reality of the digital world. I have been impressed by the development of your product, the innovation of the team, which is constantly exploring options to drive technology development towards providing more connectivity; and opportunities for citizens and businesses, ”he said.
The Minister said that equal access for all Guyanese should be the mandate of all stakeholders. With the recent liberalization of the telecommunications sector, it urged the company to be innovative.
“I will remain an advocate for equal access for all Guyanese. I think as citizens, we should all be able to enjoy the fruits of our country, no matter where we live … It is clear that GTT has evolved through technology and continues to be a stable service provider in Guyana. Now with the liberalization of the telecommunications sector, and the advent of a competitive environment, we urge GTT to be innovative and aggressive in its thrust to emerge as a leader in technological development in Guyana, ”the Minister asked.