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Colombia starts tender to expand broadband coverage

Monday 28 October 2013 | 13:56 CET | News
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (Mintic) has launched a tender to expand broadband coverage across the country. The tender winner will provide broadband connections to low-income families and public institutions across 924 municipalities, El Tiempo reports. Overall investments in the project are expected to reach COP 100,000 million.

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