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Colombia reconnects 642 digital kiosks

Thursday 24 May 2018 | 11:32 CET | News
Colombia's ICT ministry Mintic has announced the reactivation of 642 digital kiosks providing free internet access to digital divide areas after they were disconnected due to a dispute with development fund Fonade. The kiosks are part of the Vive Digital ICT plan, with nearly 8,000 access points activated in localities with populations of over 100 during the past 3 years. Mintic said it had to use emergency legal mechanisms to reactivate the kiosks after Fonade complained that insufficient funds have been made available to continue managing the kiosks assigned to the fund in a contract signed

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