The district of Los
Olivos, in the north of Lima, will become the first "digital
city" in Peru, and the second largest of its kind in South
America after Curitiba Brazil, with the
launch of the first classroom of Information and Communication
A spokesman for the
local mayor told EFE that the ICT classroom, which is located in
Peru, in Kawachi School, was opened last week and "marks a new
era for Los Olivos district because it is the beginning of its
conversion into a digital city ".
The classroom has
been implemented with twenty computers and a video projector, all
connected to an interactive whiteboard.
For the full
implementation of this project, they have 90 km of Optical Fiber,
with the aim of connecting to 60,000 homes in Los Olivos with
schools, police stations, municipal offices, medical centers and
It also provides access to
the database of the district, "without interference, high
quality and speed in a sort of gigantic Intranet".
The ICT classroom
mark the beginning of the installation of 33 points of
interconnection, through Fiber Optics, with the database located in a
resort town prepared for the technological research, job training and
It is planned that
the complex will be the centerpiece of the "Telematic District
Network ", a large data network capacity with computer servers,
similar to financial and telephone companies.
in Los Olivos are going to connect to the
Network gradually, which will let exchange information and share a
number of resources, in addition to providing high quality services
to its users", said the spokesman of EFE.
(Source: RPP News)