Saturday, March 25, 2023

MinTIC explains the signing of millionaire contracts at the end of Duke government

These statements were made in an exclusive interview with RCN Radio.

Minister of Information Technology and CommunicationsCarmen Ligia Valderrama responded to the controversial contracts signed less than a month after the end of the current government’s administration and that has to do with the award of two contracts in one connectivity project. San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina.

was one of them Tender number 004 for more than 50,000 million pesos With the aim of connecting the fixed Internet and WiFi areas of San Andres and Providencia Islands.

other contract is Number 005, which is worth more than 66 billion Peso which aims to “establish and provision the service of digital areas in public places, and Internet access in the departments of Amazonas, Guayania, Vaupés and Vichada”.

about, ICT Minister, Carmen Ligia Valderrama indicated that“Rather than controversial, I think there was a lack of information and clarity, so we have insisted on clarifying the matter.”

“In fact, we are talking about the process that began With CONPES on 18th April this year, where the need to bring connected homes and Wi-Fi areas to different regions of the country was established. Those who have connectivity difficulties are precisely San Andres and Providencia and the Amazon region, Guanía, Vaupés and Vichada”, he indicated.

“What we are doing is nothing but executing an action plan, The roadmap started with CONPES, and it will drop over 5,000 homes at the moment Level one and two of these areas of difficult connectivity are linked to scarce resources”, he said.

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