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'Mexico Conectado' project reaches 20 mln users a month

Tuesday 20 March 2018 | 11:21 CET | News
The Mexico Conectado national connectivity initiative currently offers free broadband access to 20 million unique users a month via 101,000 sites, reports business portal Dinero en Imagen, citing Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) information society coordinator Javier Lizarraga. The ministry has now signed a contract with state-run operator Telecomm to expand the service via Ka-band satellite capacity, increasing the download speed in 12,500 sites to 6Mbps, revealed the official.

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