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Dominican Republic to activate 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots

Monday 24 October 2016 | 10:44 CET | News
The Dominican Republic has announced plans to activate some 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots in parks, public squares, universities, schools and hospitals throughout the country as part of its "Digital Republic" programme for 2016-2020. The deployment will be managed by the Dominican Telecommunications Institute (Indotel) with a view to significantly accelerating internet access in the country. Other measures include a deal with local energy utility ETED to bring fibre-optic technology to 32 underserved localities in the south of the country.

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