Aiming to support students and citizens who have problems with internet access in rural neighborhoods, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) is establishing IMM WiFi points in village squares, mukhtars and information houses. Internet installation of 9 villages has been completed within the scope of the project.
Continuing its efforts to strengthen and expand the city's internet infrastructure, IMM addressed the internet problem in rural areas. It is aimed to provide additional support to students' increasing distance education needs due to the pandemic with IMM WiFi free internet points planned to be established in 151 locations in total.
INTERNET INSTALLATION OF 9 VILLAGES IS COMPLETED
Efforts are also underway to prevent students from being victimized due to impossibilities. With the project, which is implemented for citizens living in rural areas and children who have problems in distance education because there is no internet at home in villages, all students and citizens will be able to benefit from the fast and safe internet experience for personal development and digital education opportunities.
As a result of the work done; Affiliated to Beykoz, Alibahadır, Poyrazköy, İshaklı; Kestanelik, Çanakça, Dağyenice in Çatalca; Hüseyinli of Çekmeköy; Internet installation took place in Akören and Seymen villages of Silivri. In the first phase of the project, this number will be increased to 50 villages within a month.
CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION AND YOUTH
With the awareness that providing equality of opportunity in education is an important social municipality responsibility, the project aims to facilitate the lives of the citizens and to be with all children studying in financial difficulties.