The “Digitally Visiting” project has pioneered digital skill development in Central Finland. The project has demonstrated that there is a large need for local digital support to develop residents’ digital skills, especially in remote rural regions. The project encouraged and guided rural residents to use electronic services and has hence contributed to making rural living in Central Finland more appealing.
Fast and reliable broadband is a key element to keep the rural areas in Finland vibrant, which has improved the well-being of residents and decreased inequalities caused by a digitalising society.
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