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Brazilian government to renew contract with consortium for internet in remote areas

Thursday 7 June 2018 | 14:49 CET | News
The legal dispute over the use of the SGDC satellite by Telebras and Viasat to provide internet connectivity means that the Brazilian government will be forced to renew for a year a contract with a consortium that connects border posts, indigenous villages and schools or health units in remote areas. The annual cost of the extension could reach BRL 32 million. The information was confirmed by the secretary of telecommunications of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications, Andre Borges, reports DCI.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Embratel / Oi / Telebras / Telefonica / ViaSat
Countries: Brazil
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