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Colombia begins rural schools broadband rollout

Friday 19 March 2021 | 12:26 CET | News
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) said it has finally launched its plan to connect thousands of schools in digital divide areas to the internet. In a statement, ICT Minister Karen Abudinen said a total of COP 2.1 trillion (around USD 588 million) has been allocated to the rural connectivity plan to provide internet access at the schools via digital centres or free connection points until at least 2031.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Mintic (Colombian ICT ministry)
Countries: Colombia
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