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Chile begins work on 'Fibra Optica Austral' southern fibre project

Wednesday 28 February 2018 | 10:49 CET | News
Chile has announced that work has finally begun on the USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the Patagonia region. The aim is to boost telecommunications in the underserved region, bringing much-needed economic, tourism and trade benefits, said new transport and telecommunications minister Paola Tapia Salas in an interview with Diario Financiero. The minister added that the plan was to complete the work over the next 26 months.

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