STL, a leading integrator of digital networks, has won the Guinness World Records title for Most viewers of a Telecommunication lesson Livestream on a bespoke platform. This online workshop was one of its kind initiatives focused on creating an ecosystem of skilled optical fibre professionals to help build the next generation of digital networks in the country. STL Academy conducted an ambitious 2-days MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) session, F-tech 2.0, which received a phenomenal response in terms of participation. STL Academy is an endeavour of STL to create an ecosystem to support the Digital India and Skilled India missions by building a skilled and employable workforce of telecom professionals.
Over 70,000 students from various engineering colleges across the 7 states of the country had enrolled for the program. The event was broadcasted from the central studio of STL Academy on 26th and 27th Nov 2020. STL Academy’s F-tech 2.0 won the Guinness World Records title with the most number of attendees, 2123 participants for the session on introduction to fibre and FTTX conducted by leading industry experts.
Several eminent guests, including Dinesh Tyagi – CEO, CSC, Arvind Bali – CEO, TSSC, Surabhi Karsolia – MD, Technocrat Group, Sekhar Garisa – CEO, Monster India, were present at the inaugural ceremony. Talking about the event and the new record, Anjali Byce, CHRO, STL, said, “STL is committed to building a strong ecosystem by empowering people and organizations globally with next-gen tech skills and capabilities. This is closely aligned with our purpose of transforming billions of lives across the world through digital networks. The Guinness World Records achievement is a validation of our commitment towards building capabilities beyond tomorrow with speed and scale.”