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Mexico govt launches programme to reduce digital divide

Wednesday 7 March 2012 | 11:52 CET | News
Mexico's Federal Government has rolled out a programme designed to enable low-income families to purchase computers and subscribe to internet services. The initiative aims to reduce the digital gap and enable Mexicans to use computers and internet services. According to president Felipe Calderon, during the first decade of the century, internet penetration in Mexico tripled from 9 percent of households in 2000 to nearly 30 percent of families in 2010. Mexico currently has over 33 million internet users. The CompuApoyo project is expected to provide over 1.7 million Mexican households with

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Countries: Mexico
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