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Chile starts tenders for mobile service coverage expansion

Monday 11 February 2013 | 08:18 CET | News

Chilean telecoms regulator Subtel has launched two tenders for expansion of mobile telephony and internet services coverage. Dubbed “Servicios de Telecomunicaciones para Zonas WiFi”, the first project will see the deployment of 1,036 Wi-Fi hotspots in 259 large communities, providing free internet access for the public over the next five years.

Each of the 256 communities will be provided with 4 Wi-Fi hotspots. Overall investments in this public Wi-Fi project will reach CLP 5.2 billion.

The second project, dubbed ‘Expansion de Servicios de Telefonia Movil e Internet’, covers the deployment of mobile telephony and internet connections in 321 communities in the north of Chile. The project is expected to connect around 12,000 households and 46,000 inhabitants. The government plans to invest around CLP 24.1 billion in this project.



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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Chile
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