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GovNet Officially Launched

The Government’s communications network, GovNet, which is expected to result in greater public-sector interconnectivity and efficiency, was officially launched today (June 6).

GovNet is a secure, wide area network infrastructure that will link government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to facilitate shared services.

These include data centre computing services (Gov-Cloud); a consolidated voice communication system (Gov-Talk), a consolidated email system (Gov-Email); and Gov-Internet.

It is envisioned that GovNet will facilitate the seamless transfer of information between State agencies and other stakeholders as well as provide online services to the public at minimal cost.

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