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Chile awards Asia-South America undersea cable feasibility contract

Thursday 5 September 2019 | 11:18 CET | News
Chile's telecommunications watchdog Subtel has picked Telecommunications Management Group (TMG) and WFN Strategies (WFN) to conduct a feasibility study on a proposal to build an undersea fibre-optic cable between the Asian and South American continents following a tender. The USD 3 million feasibility study contract will be funded by Latin American development bank CAF, with the winning bidder entrusted to investigate the technical, legal, financial and economic conditions of the proposal and issue results in November and December this year followed by a final report in June 2020.

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Companies: Subtel
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