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Govt poised to extend internet access to over 20,000 villages | Samui Times

The Ministry of the Digital Economy and Society plans to extend internet access to more than 20,000 villages within the year.

Govt poised to extend internet access to over 20,000 villages | News by Samui TimesDeputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Digital Economy and Society, Gp. Capt Somsak Khaosuwan revealed today that he had observed the progress of the Pracharat internet expansion project in 15 provinces, including Chaiyaphum, Phrae, Nakhon Pathom, Ratchaburi and Kanchanaburi.

Gp. Capt Somsak has also traveled to different communities to assess the efficiency of the internet system and seek opinions and feedback on the project from residents.

The Ministry of the Digital Economy and Society has since early this year offered internet access to 99 communities and expects to provide similar services to another 24,700 communities by December.

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