Bogota is the 8th most technologically advanced city in Latin America, according to a study by Motorola and Convergencia Research.
Bogota was 8th out 150 Latin American cities, with Sao Pablo (Brasil) in first place followed by Chihuahua and Merida (Mexico). Medellin is the second most technologically advanced city in Colombia.
The study ranked cities according to infrastructure, services, commitment to reducing the digital divide and use of information technologies and communications between citizens, businesses and public institutions, El Tiempo reported.
Colombia has 2,746,816 internet subscribers according to the Commission of Regulation of Communications. There are 774,066 subscribers in Bogota (28 per cent of the national total).
Bogota provides public internet through 70 interactive portals around the city. 30,970 people have so far signed up for the city’s digital literacy program.