Over 2 million students from around 6.500 educational centers in Spain will have access to high-speed broadband in 2017. And there could be many more.
So far, the students that will enjoy the advantages of this technology belong to the following autonomous regions: La Rioja, Murcia, Andalucía, Asturias, Castilla La Mancha, Galicia and Canarias. This governments have already signed accession agreements with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and the public company Red.es., promoters of this project.
This initiative, also known as Connected Schools, will enable the deployment of 100 Mbps or superior connections in all state schools and those supported with public funds.
The projects received the best digital transformation project prize in the eEducation category of Aslan 2016 Awards, awarded by Aslan Association of suppliers of network systems, internet and telecommunications.
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