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Paraguayan Digital e-Government Agenda, accelerated due to pandemic

Miguel Martín, vice minister of Information and Communication Technologies, highlighted the use of the local Covid-19 monitoring app. In a virtual event he referred to the work to achieve an own exit to submarine cables through Argentina and Brazil.

In the framework of the “Iberoamerican Segurinfo 2020” event, Miguel Martín, vice minister of Information and Communication Technologies, gave details of how his ministry took a leading role in facing the health crisis unleashed by the coronavirus. At the same time, he recognized the obstacles: “We have important limitations in infrastructure and connectivity, such as not having our own exit to submarine internet cables, which limited us in the autonomy of decisions regarding public policies that we have had to take for the use of connectivity infrastructure available to the general population”.

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