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Colombia ready to invest USD 1 bln in smart cities and digital zones

Monday 7 December 2020 | 10:44 CET | News
The Colombian government is planning to invest nearly USD 1 billion in two new digital programmes, reports BN Americas, citing the ICT ministry's communications industry chief Jorge Barrera Medina. Around USD 342 million will be allocated to convert 63 cities into smart cities after EY completes a survey on the specific focus areas and challenges, said Barrera. In addition, some USD 575 million will be set aside to create another 10,000 digital centres over the next two years.

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