The number of internet users: 265.964
% of population: 45.4 % (2016 est.)
An investment of USD 115.8 Million is being made to enhance E-Suriname, a collective name for e-services which the national Telecommunications Company Suriname (TELESUR) wants to offer the community to enable social-economic development.
The aim is to have the entire coastline of Suriname connected to a modern infrastructure consisting of fiber optic cables which will facilitate innovative services (e-health, e-education, e-payment, smart retail, entertainment services such as IP TV, cloud storage, IoT etc.).
An important part of E-Suriname is the e-government portion, which entails a Safe City. Preventive security measures to battle crime and enhance traffic safety.