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Nicaragua and IDB approve new broadband regulations

Thursday 4 February 2016 | 09:53 CET | News
The government of Nicaragua and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have approved operative broadband regulations, which will enhance quality and internet access in the Central American country, reports El Nuevo Diario. The aim is to bridge the digital divide as well as the social divide, with improvements in productivity and competitiveness in different sectors. The IDB and the South Korean government have disbursed USD 50 million for the broadband project in Nicaragua, out of a total of USD 100 million contemplated.

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