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Voting continues in the NAO for connecting small settlements to the mobile Internet

“Eliminating the digital divide” is one of the priority projects of the Ministry of Digital Development, which by 2030 will allow Internet access to all settlements with a population of 100 to 500 people

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Thanks to the project, the Internet will appear in another 1,800 settlements of the Russian Federation. Residents of these settlements will have access to 4G/LTE standard mobile communications. Voting also takes place in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug. To date, 1,075 residents of the NAO have taken part in the voting.

The village of Labozhskoe of the Velikovisochny Village Council still occupies the leading position. In second place is the village of Karatayka of the Yusharsky village council. The third position in the voting is occupied by the village of Ust-Kara of the Karsky village council.

“First of all, settlements that are located within 70 km from the nearest point of connection to the communication network of the operator of universal communication services participate in the selection: Kotkino, Labozhskoye, Oksino, Telviska, Velikovisochnoye,” explained the department of digital development, communications and mass communications of the NAO .

Recall that there are 14 settlements in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug on the voting list. These are Andeg, Bugrino, Verkhnyaya Pesha, Vyucheisky, Kotkino, Labozhskoye, Oksino, Shoyna, Karatayka, Amderma, Telviska, Velikotemporal, Ust-Kara, Kharuta.

Residents of settlements can vote on the portal public services or send a letter by mail. Voting will last until November 12. The Ministry of Digital Development of Russia will sum up the results on December 26, 2022.

By 2030, mobile communications should be available in more than 24 thousand settlements of the country.

The program to eliminate the digital divide is being implemented as part of the federal project “Information Infrastructure” of the national program “Digital Economy”.

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