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Argentina looking to boost telecom investment to 3% of GDP

Thursday 3 November 2016 | 15:24 CET | News
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Argentina's new market-friendly environment should boost investment in the telecommunications sector to 3 percent of GDP, or around USD 5 billion a year, by 2020, reports local daily La Nacion, citing communications minister Oscar Aguad. Speaking during an event held as part of the "Argentina ICT Day" roadshow in the US, Aguad reiterated his pledge that the country's long-awaited new telecommunications act will help attract some USD 20 billion to the country over a space of four years by removing regulatory and legal barriers to foreign-owned entities. "Before the end of year we may have some

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