News :: Cyprus: Towards Free Wifi Access
The Digital Champions of Cyprus, Stelios Himonas, is involved in a few initiatives which aim to bring more people digital and to fight against the digital division in his country. One of the projects aims to bring free Wi-Fi access in rural and urban areas.
Below you can find a short description.
Target: Create necessary infrastructure in every community of the island aiming to provide free access to the internet
Main players: The Cyprus digital Champion, the Cyprus Union of Communities, Productivity Center, The Academy of Public management and Personnel and private entities (MTN, Microsoft, etc).
Kick-off: on the 7/01/2013 took place the first meeting with key players
This action is expected to:
The action will be consisting of the following:
Time to execute/accomplish the action: The action has already started, the communities have been informed and all of them have shown a very positive approach. The local Universities are engaged in the evaluation of the communities needs as well as in the necessary procedure to attain value for money for the necessary purchase of equipment and connections.