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Number of Internet connections have surpassed 19.4 Million as at end of 1Q 2021

OtherMay 28, 2021
Number of Internet connections have surpassed 19.4 Million as at end of 1Q 2021
COVID19 social distance and travel restrictions have forced people to use many online facilities and it has encouraged more and more internet subscriptions. During the 1st quarter of 2021, the internet subscriptions have increased by 1.8Mn which reached to 19.4Mn in total. Telephone density also has started to increase.

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