The Deputy Chief of Staff, Jorge Neme, announced that the national government has among its objectives to connect the entire Argentine population to 4G broadband “before June 2023”, when participating in a meeting that took place in the Buenos Aires municipality of Tigre for the celebration of World Internet Day.
“Currently no one is a fully free citizen if they do not have the possibility of connecting to broadband and the Internet”Neme said at the ceremony together with the president of the Argentine Satellite Solutions Company (Arsat) Matías Tombolini, and the president of the Argentine Water and Sanitation Company (AySA), Malena Galmarini.
The official added that another of the challenges in the area is to have “a management dynamic that provides full citizenship to each of the Argentine men and women,” according to a statement released on Wednesday.
In turn, the national official highlighted the need to “normalize communications, de-judicialize, end existing conflicts” and “establish new regulatory frameworks” in order to “generate fluidity in private and public action, as well as favor agreements between Arsat and companies” of the telecommunications sector.
In addition, Neme highlighted the experience of the state telecommunications company, ARSAT, which will celebrate its 16th anniversary this Sunday, and pondered that “it is very important” for Argentina, “which is moving towards development thanks to the strong political decisions that took between 2005 and 2008”.
For the deputy chief of staff, “the investment made and is being made by the State” allowed “the ability to design, manufacture, produce and manage satellites” and “incorporate the country into a club in which there are only eight members in the whole world”, and “this is playing in first,” he defined.
Finally, the official celebrated the “interesting” communication complex that operates within the State that, in addition to Arsat, is made up of Enacom, “promoter of connectivity and administrator of a fund that facilitates connectivity for all Argentines.” , and the Correo Argentino, “which reaches all corners of the country,” he concluded.
The meeting was held at the Benavídez de Arsat Earth Station and was attended by young high school students, university students and entrepreneurs from the technological and digital world of the municipality of Tigre, who attended conferences and talks led by connectivity specialists from the company, according to detailed the telecommunications company.
On May 17, the date set by the United Nations (UN), Internet Day is celebrated worldwide, also known as World Telecommunications and Information Society Day.