Principal Secretary for Broadcasting and Information, Sammy Itemere has called on technology companies to invest in Kenya to provide innovative technology solutions in the country
Mr Itemere said there was need to provide technology solutions in the country to facilitate efficiency and convenience in delivery of services and products.
Speaking at the Stanley Sarova Hotel during the launch of Azuri PayGo Solar TV solutions Mr Itemere said the government was committed to protecting the investment and investment of the private sector to facilitate economic development. He said progressive policies and legislative frameworks have been put in place to facilitate private sector investment and growth.
Noting that farmers, small business owners children and other members of the society have a need for information, Mr Itemere said the government had develop ICT infrastructure both in rural and urban areas to enable availability of information across the society for critical decision making.
He said the government valued the participation of private in generating innovative products and services that bring convenience and efficienct to the public.
Azuri Technologies Chief Executive Officer, Mr Simon Bransfield-Garth said their company provide solar systems that power electronic and digital devices among households in Kenya that help in the dissemination of information.
Mr Garth, explained that with the solar technology, children can spend two extra hours to study in the evening following availability of solar energy.
By Cheruiyot Korir May 24th 2017