0
General

Chile inaugurates southern fibre system, launches new digital divide plan

Wednesday 29 May 2019 | 10:32 CET | News
Chilean president Sebastian Pinera has inaugurated the country's Fibra Optica Austral (FOA) southern fibre project and presented a new plan to reduce the country's digital divide at an event in Puerto Montt. The president was joined by executives of Huawei Marine, which was awarded the tender for the submarine section and one of three land-based sections of the FOA project together with local operator CTR.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Huawei
Countries: Chile
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G

,

Fibre


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Chile launches tender for 600 new public Wi-Fi hotspots

Published 26 May 2020 14:29 CET | Chile
Chile's telecommunications services regulator Subtel has launched a tender to install 600 new free Wi-Fi hotspots in digital ...

Entel Chile brings 4G to Cala Tortel via Fibra Optica Austral system

Published 13 May 2020 13:58 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that local operator Entel activated the first 4G base station in the remote ...

Chile launches CLP 6 bln Tarapaca fibre-optic and Wi-Fi tender

Published 26 Mar 2020 11:56 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has published the conditions of a tender to expand fibre-optic coverage and Wi-Fi ...

WOM, GTD and Mundo Pacifico bid for Chile's national fibre projects

Published 27 Jan 2020 14:55 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has received bids from the operators WOM, GTD and Mundo Pacifico for the six ...

Chile launches CLP 86 bln national fibre-optic network tender

Published 14 Oct 2019 13:58 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has officially launched the tender for the country's National Fibre Optic (FON) ...

Chile to launch tender for 600 more Wi-Fi hotspots this year

Published 09 Oct 2019 12:25 CET | Chile
Chile's telecommunications services regulator Subtel has announced its intention to launch a tender to install 600 new free Wi-Fi ...

Chile's Comptroller General backs national FON fibre project

Published 08 Oct 2019 11:16 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that the country's Comptroller General has given the go-ahead for the ...

Chile's operators to invest CLP 13 bln in Araucania digital divide rollout

Published 27 Sep 2019 12:02 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that a public-private partnership will enable a "historic" investment to ...

Chile awards Asia-South America undersea cable feasibility contract

Published 05 Sep 2019 11:18 CET | Chile
Chile's telecommunications watchdog Subtel has picked Telecommunications Management Group (TMG) and WFN Strategies (WFN) to ...

Huawei inaugurates first LatAm public cloud data centre in Chile

Published 29 Aug 2019 10:27 CET | Chile
Huawei has inaugurated its first Latin American data centre providing public cloud services in Paine near the Chilean capital ...

Chile to impose national roaming to improve mobile coverage

Published 02 Aug 2019 11:38 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that the country's president Sebastian Pinera has signed a congressional ...

Chile plans new submarine cable system to Asia

Published 15 Jul 2019 09:14 CET | Chile
Chile's Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications and Latin American development bank CAF have agreed to provide USD 3 million ...

Entel Chile runs first remote ultrasound pilot on 5G network

Published 19 Jun 2019 11:26 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that Entel conducted one of the first telemedicine pilots on a 5G network ...

Silica Networks awarded land section of Chile's southern fibre tender

Published 21 May 2019 10:26 CET | Chile
Chile's communications regulator Subtel announced that Silica Networks has been awarded a much-delayed tender to deploy new ...

Chile connects Caleta Tortel to undersea fibre system

Published 10 Apr 2019 10:59 CET | Chile
Chile's communications regulator Subtel announced that the coastal locality of Caleta Tortel in the Aysen region has been ...

Chile watchdog launches consultation on Asia-South America undersea cable project

Published 30 Jan 2019 11:13 CET | Italy
Chile's telecommunications watchdog Subtel has launched a public consultation on a plan announced by president Sebastian Pinera ...

Chile opens new tender for southern fibre links

Published 02 Jan 2019 10:23 CET | Chile
Chile's communications regulator Subtel announced the opening of a tender to deploy new terrestrial links in the south of the ...

Hengtong delivers 3,000km submarine optical cable to Chile

Published 29 Nov 2018 10:03 CET | Chile
China's Hengtong announced that it has manufactured and delivered nearly 3,000km of submarine optical cable to Chile as part of ...

Huawei, CTR to complete Chilean undersea cable project by Q3 2019

Published 14 Nov 2018 12:00 CET | Chile
The southernmost submarine cable in the world, a 3,000-kilometre fibre-optic link connecting Chile's Puerto Montt to Puerto ...

KT and PSINet team up on Chilean and regional ICT projects

Published 31 Aug 2018 14:15 CET | Chile
Korea Telecom (KT) has signed a strategic agreement with PSINet Chile to cooperate on the USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' ...

KT to help Chile's CTR roll out undersea cable

Published 28 Aug 2018 10:56 CET | Chile
Korea Telecom (KT) has signed a deal with Chilean telecommunications operator CTR (Comunicacion y Telefonia Rural) to oversee the ...

Huawei, CTR outline details of southern Chile undersea cable project

Published 23 Mar 2018 10:52 CET | Chile
Huawei Marine has disclosed further details of its partnership with local telecommunications operator CTR (Comunicacion y ...

Chile completes 27 of 63 Digital Agenda 2020 targets

Published 17 Jan 2018 12:05 CET | Chile
Chile has successfully completed 27 of its 63 Digital Agenda targets for 2020, 42.8 percent of the total, according to a ...

Chile activates Wi-Fi hotspots in Renca, launches pilot community programme

Published 20 Oct 2017 10:35 CET | Chile
Chile's telecommunications services regulator Subtel has announced the activation of four new free Wi-Fi hotspots in the town of ...

CTR, Huawei awarded undersea section of Chile southern fibre project

Published 17 Oct 2017 09:54 CET | Chile
Chile's transport and telecommunications ministry MTT announced that local telecommunications operator Communication and Rural ...

Chile launches redesigned southern fibre tender

Published 16 May 2017 14:23 CET | Chile
Chile has announced the relaunch of the 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure ...