INCLUSIVITY AND INTERNET CONNECTIVITY CHALLENGES HIGHLIGHTED AT 4TH APEC BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

"Part of the data collected was from development meetings,called Hack-a-thon’s, by several schools in the National Capital District"

Local Internet Infrastructure Start-up Project,Blockchain Pasifik, with its partners the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and NCD-based School, Kopkop College, presented today on the outlook of Internet development in the country at the 4th APEC Advisory Business Council (ABAC).

The PNG Case study by RMIT was based on data provided by the local start-up.

The Block-chain Technology is touted as a centralised system of computers with saved volumes of data stored in several million servers around the world, now collectively known as the cloud, and can be accessed by a 2G Network.

The Supervisors of the project, Nou Vada and Rex Paurasay the central data-base system will cut out the “middle man” and have heightened security when adopted into Government systems.

Part of the data collected was from development meetings,called Hack-a-thon’s, by several schools in the National Capital District like Kila kila Secondary, Port Moresby International School, Don Bosco Technical Secondary School and  Kopkop College.

Representing this School segment was Grade11 Kopkop College student, Chelsea Sailas presenting her school’s experience in the development phase of the project.

Ms Sailas asked that solutions need to engage views from the youth when developing technology.

“ I have the knowledge necessary to design the solution,all I need is means to begin working on it,”said Ms Sailas.

Kopkop College’s design is called the Birdwing, a similar system to that of the NID system.

VIA MEDIA RELASE
November 15, 2018