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Brazil Supreme Court authorizes resumption of 'Internet for All' programme

Wednesday 18 July 2018 | 12:53 CET | News
The president of Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF), Minister Carmen Lucia, suspended the injunction that prevented the continuation of the state's 'Internet for All' programme, the ministry of communications announced. The initiative to expand internet access was paralyzed by a Federal Court ruling in Manaus (Amazonas), after appeals from a regional telecom provider. The programme uses the Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite (SGDC) for the distribution of broadband throughout Brazil. The programne is operated through partnerships with more than 4,000 registered

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