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

Thursday 26 March 2020 | 11:56 CET | News
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has published the conditions of a tender to expand fibre-optic coverage and Wi-Fi hotspots in the northern Tarapaca region. Under the terms of the public tender, a total of CLP 6.3 billion will be made available to roll out around 1,000 kilometres of fibre cables and install 41 Wi-Fi zones across 31 digital divide localities. The fibre deployment is part of the country's National Fibre Optic (FON) project first outlined by president Sebastian Pinera in May, while the hotspot installation is part of Subtel's ChileGob Wi-Fi programme, allowing users

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Companies: Subtel
Countries: Chile
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