Digitalization in Kyrgyzstan

World in Progress/Deutsche Welle
Bringing a remote mountain community online  

Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked mountainous country with only a few sizeable cities. More than half of the population lives in rural areas with limited access to modern technologies such as the Internet. As a result, less than 40 percent of people there use the internet. Now a group of entrepreneurs has begun to change that by introducing WiFi connections to remote villages.

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