The overall objective of the broadband project is to establish an affordable, secure, open access broadband provincial-wide area network. The roll-out of a cost-effective and affordable broadband infra-structure is a prerequisite for effective e-service implementation in the province.
APPLICATIONS AND CONSULTING
The demand for applications and systems is shaped by Government’s obligation to interact more directly with citizens and to deliver more efficient services and generally has to do more with less. Applications have the potential to bridge the gaps between Government and citizens, Government and business, Government to Government and business to citizen interactions.
ICT SMME, SKILLS & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
The strategic objective is: “Community members empowered to participate in an inclusive information society and knowledge economy”. Special focus will be paid in addressing women, youth and disabled in the various projects and service offerings.
ICT RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION
Research and development (R&D) and innovation is the creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge which could be applied to improve products, processes, applications or technologies.
be an inclusive
enabler of ICT expertise for
The concepts of Information Society and Knowledge Economy are interrelated and collectively form the vision for where Limpopo would like to direct their future and prioritize the scope of work to undertake. An Information Society is a society where the creation, distribution, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political and cultural activity. A Knowledge Economy extends on the concept of an Information Society through innovation with the goal of leveraging data and technology to create both tangible and intangible assets resulting in economic gains.
Building a Broadband network
Implement and support Free and Open Source SOftware
Develop FOSS readiness assessments
Implement Off-line content
Phase 1 (10 Schools Completed), Phase 2 10 more schools in progress
Develop a Heritage Database for Limpopo