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Cisco, Digicel ink digitisation deal for Caribbean and Central America

Thursday 14 December 2017 | 12:10 CET | News

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Cisco and Digicel have signed a digitisation agreement outlining their objectives and strategic plans for accelerating the digital agenda and existing digital transformation policies for 26 countries in the Caribbean and Central America. Under the Frame Agreement, the two companies will collaborate to develop what they describe as a "digitisation vision" for each country for both the immediate and the long term, defining areas for implementation and specific projects, such as healthcare/telemedicine, smart cities, and connected schools, as well as to develop an educational strategy based on

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