47201-001: Information and Communication Technology for Better Education Services
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting the development of submarine optical fiber cable systems (SCS) in Solomon Islands where access to affordable telecommunications particularly high-speed (broadband) internet is low due to dependence on satellite connectivity. Once SCS is established, wholesale bandwidth prices are expected to halve, leading to a conservatively estimated retail price reduction of 20%. The SCS will impact the three large islands central areas (Honiara, Auki, ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 8487
|Approval Date||21 Oct 2013|
Information and communication technology
Education sector development
ICT industries and ICT-enabled services
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)|
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