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Costa Rica tops 300 free public Wi-Fi sites

Monday 20 January 2020 | 13:59 CET | News
Costa Rica's telecommunications regulator Sutel has announced that its 'Connected Public Spaces' initiative to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to digital divide areas throughout the country reached 301 sites on 09 January, nearly 60 percent of the projected total. The sites offer free Wi-Fi at speeds of up to 6Mbps and are funded by resources from the National Telecommunications Fund (Fonatel).

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Racsa / Sutel / Telecable
Countries: Costa Rica
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