29 August 2014

Angola: Luanda Citizens to Have Free Internet Access Points

Luanda — A project aimed at providing free internet access in the main squares and public places and great public concentration places, will be launched on Saturday in Luanda by National Information and Technology Centre (CNTI), which intends to boost the social and digital inclusion of the society.

Called "Angola Online", the Project to be launched at Independence Square is aimed to provide public domain the edge of modernity and availability of internet access, which will work as access mean of information and knowhow.

According to a press note from the Ministry of Telecommunication and Information which reached Angop on Thursday, in the first phase the Project will guarantee free internet access in the Luanda city main points such as Cazenga's Historic Place, Independence Square, Viana Youth House, Samba Park , FAPA Square, Schools Square, High Telecommunication School, São Domingos Church Square, University Campus , and Family Square.

The document also reads that each point will guarantee 60 simultaneous access, which makes the Project beneficiary every day 28.800 persons for each one of them have two hours of internet browsing.

The launching ceremony will be carried out by the Minister of Telecommunication and Technology of Information, José da Rocha, and Luanda Governor, Bento Francisco Bento.

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