0
General

Valderrama named new Colombian ICT minister

Wednesday 29 September 2021 | 12:02 CET | News
The office of Colombia's president Ivan Duque has announced the appointment of Carmen Ligia Valderrama Rojas as the new head of the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) following the resignation of Karen Abudinen. In a statement the president described Valderrama, a former Vice Minister of Transportation, as an expert in public administration, supervision and surveillance, contract law and competition.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: General
Companies: Mintic (Colombian ICT ministry)
Countries: Colombia
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Colombia planning to offer 400MHz spectrum in 3.5GHz band

Published 22 Nov 2021 11:14 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) is set to launch a new public consultation on plans to ...

Colombia invests USD 31 mln in rural broadband rollout

Published 17 Nov 2021 10:53 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has approved plans to invest a total of USD 30.89 ...

Lipigas sets up Colombian ISP Chilco Net

Published 16 Nov 2021 12:06 CET | Colombia
Lipigas, a Chilean gas provider, said it set up a new company called Chilco Net to offer high-speed internet services in ...

Colombia renews Claro and Movistar 1.9GHz concessions

Published 21 Oct 2021 12:16 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) said it has renewed concessions granted to Claro ...

ETB to begin Colombian school broadband rollout in December

Published 22 Sep 2021 12:27 CET | Colombia
The ETB Net consortium made up of Bogota-based operator ETB and its subsidiary SkyNet should start installing the first of around ...

Colombian ICT minister steps down following digital schools contract controversy

Published 13 Sep 2021 14:26 CET | Colombia
The head of Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has been forced to resign in the wake of a ...

ETB Net awarded Colombian digital centres project

Published 25 Aug 2021 15:02 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) said it has finally awarded a contract to connect ...

Colombia declares internet an essential public service

Published 02 Aug 2021 11:37 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) confirmed in a statement that the country's congress ...

Colombia begins rural schools broadband rollout

Published 19 Mar 2021 12:26 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) said it has finally launched its plan to connect ...

Colombia allocates nearly COP 1 tln to ICT reactivation plan

Published 16 Feb 2021 15:14 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced that a total of nearly COP 1 trillion ...

Colombia launches ICT initiative to train 100,000 programmers by 2022

Published 21 Aug 2020 11:31 CET | Colombia
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced the launch of a major initiative to train ...

Abudinen named new Colombian ICT minister

Published 01 May 2020 11:39 CET | Colombia
Colombian president Ivan Duque has announced the appointment of Karen Abudinen Abuchaibe as the country's new ICT minister, ...