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Argentina's Arsat to head ARS 4.5 bln rural fibre rollout

Tuesday 5 April 2016 | 10:37 CET | News
Argentina's state-owned satellite operator Arsat has been entrusted with bringing low-cost internet access to 1,200 localities throughout the country, including 100 that have never been connected, reports Clarin, citing Arsat CEO Rodrigo de Loredo. The project will cost a total of ARS 4.53 billion (around USD 300 million), ARS 3.66 billion of which will be used to connect the localities to the country's Federal Fibre Optic Network (Refefo) and the remaining ARS 870 million for implementation and maintenance. The plan will be officially presented on 17 May, coinciding with World Information

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