Cabinet to spend NT$46 billion on digital infrastructure

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/03/21
By: Scarlett Chai and Y.F. Low

Taipei, March 21 (CNA) The Executive Yuan said Tuesday it is planning to spend NT$46.06 billion (US$1.51 billion) over the next eight years on digital infrastructure in the country.

Under the plan, the government will expand Gbps bandwidth coverage to 90 percent, upgrade the quality of Internet connection in rural areas, develop digital culture, creativity and high-definition services, create open government services and build a next-generation environment for scientific research and smart learning, the Cabinet said.

Chen Tain-jy (陳添枝), head of the National Development Council, predicted that the plan will spur private-sector investment of up to NT$238 billion.   [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.