2018/19 Budget: Close to $40m for ICT sector

THE information telecommunication sector has been allocated close to $40million.

In his 2018-2019 National Budget address, Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the ICT sector has made a considerable amount of impact over recent years.

He said new incentives would include an increase in public WiFi hotspots all over Fiji including all Fiji National University campuses and $500,000 would be allocated for telecentres to construct six new centres.

He added that 35 centres would be available to provide data for rural areas.

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