Georgia's gov't to provide country's western region of Guria with internet

ICT Materials 24 July 2020 08:48 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 24

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

The Georgian government continues to develop high-speed internet infrastructure in the country's regional areas, making the internet accessible for rural population, Trend reports via Georgian media.

Thus, the government has decided to provide internet for some 49 villages of Ozurgeti, in the western region of Guria.

"The work in this direction will start in the coming months and by the end of 2020 all 49 villages should have internet," said Georgian Economy Minister Natia Turnava.

According to Turnava, more than 8,500 families will have access to high-speed internet in Ozurgeti villages.

Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said that making high-speed internet accessible to all villages of Georgia is extremely important and this task that needs to be solved quickly.

"It is important in order for farmers to be able to work efficiently, for children to get an education and to bring standards of life to the villages", Gakharia said.


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