Gabon: The country will invest 150 billion FCFA in the digital, over the next 3 years (Minister of Communication)
“Gabon will invest 150 billion FCFA in the digital, over the next 3 years. This was stated, April 19, Alain Claude Billie By Nze (photo), the Gabonese Minister of Communication, during his visit to Abidjan for the 8th edition of the Forum Africa It & Telecom on digital issues in Africa. One of the main segments to which this investment will be devoted is the improvement of the quality of the Internet, which has become essential for communication in the country.
The minister pointed out that the government’s objective is to improve the Internet penetration rate in the country, notably through the deployment of fiber optics. “Gabon is today 3 million subscribers to telephony, a 99% rate of access to the Internet; the whole country is being covered by fiber optics, “said Alain Claude Billie By Nze.
For him, it is clear that “the internet is becoming a necessity.”