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Colombia allocates nearly COP 1 tln to ICT reactivation plan

Tuesday 16 February 2021 | 15:14 CET | News
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced that a total of nearly COP 1 trillion will be allocated to the country's ICT sector as part of an ambitious government post-pandemic reactivation plan. "The package for the sector encompasses COP 949,519 million (around USD 270 million) of investment and consists of 11 programmes aimed at benefiting one million people throughout the country," said the country's ICT minister Karen Abudinen in a statement.

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