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Argentina's Enacom and Arsat to invest ARS 3 bln in fibre rollout

Tuesday 23 January 2018 | 14:18 CET | News
Argentina's telecomunications regulator Enacom and state-owned communications operator Arsat have committed to investing a further ARS 2.93 billion (around USD 154 million) of universal service funds by 2020 to complete the country's Federal Fibre Optic Network (Refefo). The idea is to install and activate a total of 550 distribution nodes on the Refefo in six stages, each lasting 120 days, said Arsat.

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Companies: Arsat / Enacom
Countries: Argentina
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