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Chile to invest USD 100 mln in Patagonia fibre-optic rollout

Wednesday 6 May 2015 | 14:49 CET | News
Chile will invest USD 100 million in the public-private Fibra Optica Austral project in the southern Patagonia region, according to the head of the country's Department of Telecommunications (Subtel), Pedro Huichalaf. "Our vision is not merely economic, but social. Investing USD 100 million in the region isn't profitable from an economic point of view because if it were the operators would have done so long ago," Huichalaf told local daily Diario Financiero. He added that the telecoms development council has approved the conditions of the tender, and that funding should be awarded by

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