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Ghana Government plans to construct IT superhighway

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Ghana government is planning to begin the construction of a $90-million national Information Technology (IT) superhighway to serve as a national fibre backbone for the country's telecommunication sector.

 

The IT superhighway will serve as convergence point for the easy access of telephone and IT connectivity in the country. The Parliament has also approved another $40 million loan for an electronic governance (e-Governance) project, which will facilitate from policy formulation, policy implementation and policy appraisal at every stage of governance and administration in the country. The government is planning to open community information centres in every community to provide easy access to IT and Internet services in rural communities. Government has already installed Braille system for Internet services for blind people. 

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