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Chile takes down 190,000 metres of obsolete cable

Monday 4 September 2017 | 11:47 CET | News
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Chilean communications regulator Subtel has announced that some 190,000 metres of obsolete overhead cable have been taken down so far this year. The initiative is part of the National Debris Clearance Plan carried out by Subtel and the energy ministry, with the cable taken down in the Greater Santiago, Valparaiso, Biobio and Los Lagos regions, among others. "Since 2012 some 130 tons of cables have been withdrawn in the Santiago Metropolitan region alone," said Subtel head and undersecretary of telecommunications Rodrigo Ramirez.

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Companies: Subtel
Countries: Chile
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