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Brazil installed over 15,000 km of fibre for World Cup

Tuesday 15 July 2014 | 16:49 CET | News
Brazilian Minister of Communications Paulo Bernardo said that more than 15,000 km of fibre optics were installed to ensure data transmissions during the World Cup, reports Valor Economico. The transmission of matches consumed 166 Gbps, with the Telebras network transmitting 517 hours of coverage without interruption. Around 15.000 new mobile phone masts were installed, including 3,200 at the 12 stadiums that hosted the matches. TV set sales increased by 60 percent, with 8 million digital TV sets sold, while customers snapped up 1.5 million mobile phones and 300,000 tablets. Over 340,000

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Companies: Telebras
Countries: Brazil
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