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Medina’s ‘Digital Republic’ to boost Dominicans’ cyber savvy

Santiago.- President Danilo Medina on  Tuesday launched the “Digital Republic,” a project that aims to achieve Dominican Republic’s cyber development.

He said the plan will be a technological revolution that will boost the Dominicans’ level to the international market on Web use. “You can be sure that in the same way we comply with education we will in the same also comply with the new Digital Republic program.”

He said the initiative aims to provide around one million computers to students and teachers who receive prior training.

It will also provide broadband internet in public spaces and Dominican homes, with the installation of more than 500 kilometers of fiber optic cable.

Medina added that through the Digital Republic will have free access to public information, for transparency in government. “With Digital Republic we have more transparency, more agile procedures and comfortable for users and new services with less red tape.”

Source: DT

April 6, 2016

Category: DR News |

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