BANGKOK, 31 August 2012 – The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has declared the free tablet PC distribution and the promotion of internet access as its major achievements.
During the one-year performance statement, ICT Minister Anudith Nakornthap declared the ministry’s integration of all IT systems of the government and distribution of free tablet PCs as two of its major achievements in the past year.
Mr. Anudith added that the nationwide promotion of internet access from 10 percent to 37 percent through the establishment of 30,000 free wifi services has been noted as another of the ICT Ministry’s outstanding performance.
He stated that the ministry is aiming to boost the free wifi service to 250,000 spots and to promote public access to internet to 80 percent by 2015 and to 95 percent by 2020.
Mr. Anudith went on to say that the ICT Ministry has been active in the implementation of all IT- and ICT-related policies for the public, including the Cyber Security Operation Center project and the Cyber Scout project during the past 12 months.
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