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Colombia launches COP 32 bln plan to connect San Andres archipelago

Tuesday 3 March 2020 | 15:11 CET | News
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced the launch of a project to improve connectivity levels in the archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina in the Caribbean Sea. In a statement, the ministry pledged to invest some COP 32.06 billion (around USD 9 million) to carry out a total of 23 actions under the "San Andres Conectado" plan with a view to increase internet penetration from the current rate of 40.8 percent of households, some 12 percent lower than the national average.

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