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Brazil's Fortaleza plans tender to encourage telecom investment

Monday 16 April 2018 | 15:04 CET | News

The Brazilian city of Fortaleza has launched a tender for expressions of interest in expanding broadband internet coverage, reports O Globo. The initiative aims to stimulate the use of urban infrastructure and municipal public spaces for the installation of antennas, through a public-private partnership to expand the local internet and mobile telephony coverage. The process will involve the selection of private companies to carry out a feasibility study. After this, equipment will be installed to improve the transmission and reception systems of radio, TV, telephony and telecommunications. The first new antennas are expected to be installed in the state capital by the second half of this year, according to Rodrigo Nogueira, coordinator of Public-Private Partnerships in Fortaleza.



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