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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

This is how 4G and 5G technology is progressing in Colombia

In the middle of the Summit “Bicentennial Colombia – United States” held by the Colombo-American Chamber of Commerce (Amchan), 5G technology in the country was discussed and how these digital services are in favor of economic development and sustainable growth.

As indicated by the Minister of Information Technology and Communications (ICT), Carmen Ligia Valderrama“the setting for this conversation is very important so that the National Government, and especially from the Ministry of Technology, can share this progress.”

According to government figures, there were 29 million connections in the country in 2018 and “Today we can already tell the country that by 2021 we already have 44 million connections. That means that without a doubt, this year we are going to have more than 45 million connections”, assured Valderrama.

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On the other hand, the official assured that 4G technology in Colombia had been making progress, although it was not enough, “Because in 2018 at the rural level we had, for example, 9.7% 4G connectivity”.

He explained that in 2025 Colombia will have 80% rural 4G connectivity. “That is quality for people, it is efficiency in technology and that figure shows how we are advancing at an important technological level.”.

5G technology

As indicated the ICT minister, pilot projects for 5G technology are being carried out and he stressed that there are 50 real points, which are completely successful results where “we are extending the times so that they can have more opportunity among so many, the permanent policy is consolidated.”

“We are going to leave the updated regulation and the decree is about to be issued where the special spectrum space was opened so that technology 5G can flow… we are consolidating all the forces so that they reach Colombia”, he added.

Colombia 4.0

Between May 5 and 7, the largest technology event will be held in Bogotá, where video games, animation, digital content and software will be open to all interested Colombians.

The ‘Colombia 4.0’ event will have experts such as Andrea Fernández, the Chilean art director on The Cuphead Show, recognized for her experience in large-scale animation projects and who will participate in the animation track, in addition to Alex Fernández, CEO of Streamline media, an expert in the Metaverse.

In the track of entrepreneurs of the technology sector will participate Silvina Moschini, Executive Producer of Unicorn Hunters and CEO of She Works, an Argentine businesswoman recognized in the technology sector as the first Latin American woman to lead the company Transparent Business to the status of ‘Unicorn’.

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This year the event will revolve around animation, video games, advances in digital governmentsustainability, fintech, entrepreneurship, innovation 4.0, media and digital skills.

“Registration for Colombia 4.0 is open and free,” the minister concluded. People interested in registering can do so through the following link: https://registro.col40.co/

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