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Chile launches CLP 86 bln national fibre-optic network tender

Monday 14 October 2019 | 13:58 CET | News
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has officially launched the tender for the country's National Fibre Optic (FON) project first outlined by president Sebastian Pinera in May. The initiative is designed to double the current capacity of the country's fibre-optic network by rolling out 10,000 kilometres of cables across 13 regions, with 202 access nodes spread across a total of 186 localities. In a statement, the watchdog confirmed that CLP 86 billion has been earmarked for the project, the largest government subsidy ever assigned in the history of the Chilean telecommunications

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Companies: Subtel
Countries: Chile
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