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Description

It is a comprehensive project that will provide rural communities that are not served or with low levels of Internet penetration, living under the poverty line, access and connectivity to the quality broadband, which contributes to reducing the digital divide in the Republic
Dominican Republic, under the premises of significant connectivity, which refers to a
regular internet, an appropriate mobile device, sufficient data and a connection to
minimum 4G, which enables these technologies to have a positive impact on your
quality of life.
The project is made up of three (3) main components:
1. Access and Infrastructure;
2. Subsidy on Demand; and,
3. Transversal Strategy for Social Appropriation and Skills Development.

Project website

https://transparencia.indotel.gob.do/media/214325/res_signed_103-2020_consulta_publica_plan_bianual_2021-2022_rev_final_23_122020__1___1__signed.pdf


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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2021
  • AL C4. Capacity building
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 4: Quality education
  • Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Coverage
  • Dominican Republic

Status

Ongoing

Start date

2020

End date

Not set


Target beneficiary group(s)
  • Remote and rural communities

Sustainability

Assigned budget from the Telecommunications promotions fund


WSIS values promotion

Reaffirm the principle of universal service and the development of telecommunications, following the guidelines of the Social Policy on Universal Service


Entity name

Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (INDOTEL)

Entity country—type

Dominican Republic Government

Entity website

https://indotel.gob.do/