Guyana commits to spend US$17.4M towards developing ICT

The Government of Guyana has committed to spend US$17.4M towards developing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure to enhance the capabilities of more than 200 communities across the country.

An announcement was made by Prime Minister Mark Phillips while he was delivering the feature address at the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organisations’ (CANTO) Annual General Meeting and mini exhibition.

“Our Government has continuously given our commitment to ensuring equitable development for residents in hinterland communities and chief among those priorities include access to ICTs. US$17.4M has been earmarked for improving internet connectivity to 200 communities throughout Guyana, which will be rolled out this year,” Phillips stated, according to a release from the Department of Public Information (DPI).

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