30 Sep '16, 11am

[Mothership] It’s happening: Govt agency MDA (with parts of IDA) has officially morphed into IMDA https://t.co/OTyu7QfRQ8

[Mothership] It’s happening: Govt agency MDA (with parts of IDA) has officially morphed into IMDA https://t.co/OTyu7QfRQ8

Here’s the Singapore government doing its best to keep up with the times — it’s just launched a new agency called the Info-communications Media Authority, or IMDA for short. It’s exactly what you think it is, in summary — born from the Media Development Authority, as well as parts of the Infocomm Development Authority, the IMDA is an 850-staff-strong agency helmed by second Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Communications and Information Gabriel Lim. The tech side of the IDA will become another stat board called the Government Technology Agency. Here’s a quick rundown of what the IMDA is doing: – It’ll have three key arms — 1) Industry Development These folks will focus on improving our infocomm and media infrastructure — i.e. improving our currently not great [email protected] coverage and connectivity, for instance. They’ll also run initiatives to help companies in...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2016/09/its-happening-govt-agency-md...

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