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Internet Society, OAS sign Americas rural internet agreement

Wednesday 14 March 2018 | 15:40 CET | News
The Organisation of American States (OAS) and the Internet Society have signed a cooperation agreement to promote the creation of new community networks that provide internet access to rural and remote areas of the Americas. The deal with OAS will be carried out through its Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) and is signed in response to the commitments of the ICT Alliance 2030 for the Americas. The partners said the deal commits to developing at least 15 Internet Community Networks in rural and remote areas of the Americas by 2020.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Internet Society
Countries: Caribbean / North America / South America
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