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Chile launches redesigned southern fibre tender

Tuesday 16 May 2017 | 14:23 CET | News
Chile has announced the relaunch of the 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the southern Patagonia region at an event in Puerto Montt. The first tender for the USD 100 million project was postponed last year when just one company – Conexiones y Telefonía Austral – bid for one of the four sections of the proposed network. Under the redesigned terms of the tender, interested parties may now set up as a consortium, rather than individually, while the execution time has been extended from 18 to 26 months to fit in two summers.

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