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CTR, Huawei awarded undersea section of Chile southern fibre project

Tuesday 17 October 2017 | 09:54 CET | News
Chile's transport and telecommunications ministry MTT announced that local telecommunications operator Communication and Rural Telephony (CTR), in association with Huawei Marine, has been awarded the tender for the submarine section and one of three land-based sections of its USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the Patagonia region. The consortium requested a total CLP 52.7 billion in subsidies for the project to extend a 3,000km submarine cable from Puerto Montt to Puerto Williams with landings at Caleta Tortel and Punta

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Companies: Huawei / MTT / Subtel
Countries: Chile
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