Establishment of Government Information Network Infrastructure

Details of the organization
Ethiopian Information and Communication Development Authority
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: No

Information about the project
Establishment of Government Information Network Infrastructure
A national wide-area network infrastructure is being established in the country to connect the Federal Government with Regional Governments and District level administration. This system provides videoconferencing, Internet connectivity, messaging and information exchange services, which are believed to improve communications between the various tiers of Government to facilitate and enable effective and efficient provision of services to the public.
National implementation:
Ongoing from 01/01/2004 to 31/12/2005
Ethiopian Telecommunication Corporation

WSIS information
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No