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Chile launches southern fibre backbone tender

Thursday 29 October 2020 | 12:24 CET | News
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has officially launched the tender for the final stretch of the country's National Fibre Optic (FON) project. After awarding the contract for the first 5 of 6 macro-zones to local operator WOM earlier this year, the final southern macro-zone will comprise the regions of La Araucania, Los Rios and Los Lagos. A total of CLP 86 billion (around USD 100 million) has been earmarked for the project, the largest government subsidy ever assigned in the history of the Chilean telecommunications sector, with a view to building a 10,000 km backbone covering 2.5

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