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Rwanda partners with ITU and Unicef to bring connectivity to all schools

Tuesday 9 June 2020 | 14:28 CET | News
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Unicef have selected Rwanda as a test land in Africa for the Giga initiative, which aims to provide internet connectivity to schools across the world, Ecofin reports. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, director of ITU's telecoms development bureau, said Rwanda was selected due to its ICT policy that helped improve access to the internet and digital services in the country. With the national agenda, Rwanda has succeeded in deploying 7,000 km of optical fibre and extending 4G to 96 percent of the populace. 

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