Romania's Ministry of Communications and Information Society (MCSI) unlocked the Ro-Net project in August, after almost ten months of stagnation, writes local paper ZF citing MCSI. More specifically, MCSI made the technical reception for the work of the Telekom Romania group on the Ro-Net network in 56 localities, according Telecompaper. This means that the infrastructure can be used by the mayoralties and the operator will be able to get its first money for the works.
The Ro-Net project will cover 783 of the 2,268 localities in Romania identified as 'white spaces' and will contribute to reducing the digital divide in urban and rural areas through the offering of access to broadband internet to a number of approximately of 130,000 households with 400,000 inhabitants, 8,500 companies and 2,800 public institutions.