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Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) has now engaged in an upgrade of the current fibre optic cable running from Eldoret to Ndapal on the Kenya- South Sudan Border to enhance connectivity in rural and unserved areas including West Pokot County. The County stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the programme that will have its, schools, hospitals and other public institutions along the fibre cable line connected to the internet.

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In the ambitious program, which aims at putting an additional strong fibre network along Kacheliba road through Nasal in West Pokot, Loima and to Lodwar in Turkana County which connects to the main fibre all the way to Nadapal. With this in place, ICTA aims at availing access to connectivity in the most neglected corridors. Under a program dubbed last mile connectivity, schools, hospitals and business enterprises can tap the network line to serve the offline installations.

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During a consultative meeting with the department of Public Service Management, IT and Communications at the ICTA headquarters in Nairobi, ICTA Chief Executive Officer Dr. Katherine Gitau said she would be keen to ensure that the remotest areas are well covered to enhance both educational, economic and administrative development.

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The West Pokot team led by Chief Officer Public Service Management and ICT Mr. Timothy Lomelen , Director ICT Alphas Kakuko, Head of Public Communications Obadiah Kendagor while appreciating the initiative, called on the ICTA to fully partner with the county in bankrolling digital programs in the county including the digital literacy program(DLP) to primary schools.

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