Broadband Internet for Schools

A plan is being worked on in Costa Rica to implement a broadband internet network for 2,500 educational centers in different areas of the country.  

Monday, May 8, 2017

The proposal which is being worked on by the government and Fonatel is in the planning stage, and aims to develop a broadband internet network with different speeds and capacities, which would be defined according to the number of users in each educational center.

Marcelo Jenkins, Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications, explained to Elfinancierocr.com that "... first, the number of educational centers that will be connected has to be determined. The infrastructure for this project will be financed with resources from the National Telecommunications Fund (Fonatel). "

"... Jenkins explained that a fifth program has to be delineated, which would serve this project, and which will be the responsibility of Fonatel. He added that Micitt, together with the Sutel and Fonatel, also intend to create a broadband network throughout the country to provide connectivity in various populations. In addition, the service will cover public spaces such as parks and train stations, among others."


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