Internet kiosks in Azerbaijani rural areas to be connected to 3G network
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 28 / Trend H.Veliyev /
Internet kiosks in rural areas of Azerbaijan will be connected to the global network via the 3G network, IREX lawyer Alesger Mammadli told Trend on Saturday.
Mammadli said the installation of Internet kiosks in remote areas of the republic will be implemented through a project called "Electronic Village".
"Currently, in order to provide mobile access mainly the coverage of GSM-operators is considered. Preference will be given to a company, whose network will provide seamless access to the Internet," Mammadli said.
A batch of Internet kiosks to be installed in the regional post offices, will be delivered to the country in the coming days, after which their installation will begin.
The project is implemented with the assistance of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijani postal operator Azerpost.
According to the project, Internet kiosks will be installed in 30 regional post offices of Azerpost, located in villages and towns, mainly in areas with large populations and the availability of suitable infrastructure.
The main purpose of the installation of Internet kiosks in areas of the country is to provide public with access to information so that citizens have the opportunity to carry out online-payments, apply in the electronic form to public agencies, apply, appeal to existing problems, to communicate via Skype, etc.