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Chile postpones southern fibre tender until 2017

Monday 31 October 2016 | 13:54 CET | News
Chile's ministry of transport and telecommunications MTT will hold a new tender for the 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out 3,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the southern Patagonia region after just one company submitted a bid for one of the four sections. The only bid was received from local company Conexiones y Telefonía Austral, with interested foreign companies finally put off due to the project's technical difficulties, according local daily El Mercurio. The USD 100 million process was set to be finalised by January 2017 but a new tender will now be organised in the first

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Companies: MTT / Subtel
Countries: Chile
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