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The Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway Working Group 1: Connectivity for All

Working Group 1 (WG1) of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway (AP-IS) focuses on the first pillar of the AP-IS Action Plan (2022-2026), ‘Connectivity for All’, which aims to connect people, organizations, and things anywhere and all the time.

Key themes under the first pillar and WG1 include:

  • Bridging the digital divide
  • ICT infrastructure and co-deployment of ICT with other sector infrastructures
  • Universal, reliable, and affordable access to broadband Internet
  • E-resilience of ICT infrastructure

WG1 consists of the following co-chairs and vice chairs. WG1 convenes biweekly to discuss matters and other AP-IS related events. 

  • Co-Chairs: Armenia and United States of America
  • Vice Chairs: Kazakhstan, Maldives and Sri Lanka 

Progress February-May 2022.

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