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Argentina to bring Wi-Fi access to 1,000 small towns

Monday 2 May 2016 | 11:24 CET | News
Argentina plans to bring Wi-Fi access to public squares and parks in 1,000 towns with a population under 50,000, reports the Telam agency, citing Raul Martinez, director of the government's Pais Digital project. The idea is to prioritise digital divide areas that have been unable to attract private investment, said Martinez, adding that the government is looking to complete the project within a year. The announcement comes a month after Argentina's state-owned satellite operator Arsat said it had been entrusted with bringing low-cost internet access to 1,200 localities throughout the country,

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Companies: Arsat
Countries: Argentina
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