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Colombian ICT modernisation law enters into force

Monday 29 July 2019 | 10:40 CET | News
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Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) announced that president Ivan Duque has signed into law the country's new ICT modernisation bill after 10 months of discussions with industry players. The new ICT law has 51 articles designed above all to bridge the country's digital divide and implement the president's election pledge to bring internet to 100 percent of Colombians by 2022.

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