23 Aug 17:15


Purwakarta's regent program to create "Kampung Gaul" in the whole of villages in Purwakarta seems to materialize this year. A total of 60 villages of a total of 131 villages in Purwakarta is now connected to the Internet.

As known, this program's aims to create a village "aware" that internet promotion potential and result in rural development can be published in real time.

Head of Information Technology Network at the Department of Communication and Information Purwakarta, Enung Asikin said that there are 71 which have not connect to the internet and will be connected this year. Speed of 2 mbps network can be enjoyed in 60 villages which are already connected.

Asikin adding that the Internet network used by the village in Purwakarta is a network of satellites that have been adapted to the contours of the rural typology consisting of hills that are often difficult to receive the signal. For this activity, it claimed expenditure amounting to Rp900 million.

"We use a network of satellites, because the village is usually difficult get signal. Its budget of Rp900 million, "he added.

Previously, Purwakarta District Government already provides Wi Fi spots are scattered over in several locations. Residents can access it free through free-pwk.istimewa@wifi.id Purwakarta.

Area  Sri Baduga fountain park  in KK Singawinata st, Maya Datar park and Pancawarna park  in complex Secretariat of Purwakarta in Gandanegara st, Pasanggrahan pajajaran park  in Mr Dr Kusuma Atmadja st, Pembaharuan park on Babaru Nagari st become favorite spots of citizens to access the Internet network . The speed of internet in the 50-60 mbps over here.

"For the city area we've done the installation of a long time, we added the speed to 100 mbps plus access to 24 hours non-stop," he said.

The number of villages in Purwakarta reached 183 villages. The whole village is targeted to reach by Program "Kampung Gaul" at the beginning of 2018. (*)