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IFC backs Jordanian govt to invite bids to expand national broadband network via PPP

Thursday 9 July 2020 | 09:47 CET | News
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Jordan's Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) have signed an agreement to attract private sector participation to expand and run high-speed internet networks to boost connectivity, improve digital services and create jobs. IFC will work with the ministry to launch a competitive and transparent tender for a public-private partnership (PPP) to operate, commercialise, finance and extend the national broadband network (NBN), a fibre-optic open access data network currently under development.

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