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Mexico guarantees free Wi-Fi hotspots until next year

Wednesday 19 September 2018 | 11:41 CET | News
The Mexico Conectado free public Wi-Fi initiative will remain active at least until 2019, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT). The project currently offers free broadband access to 20 million unique users a month via 101,000 hotspots and the SCT recently signed a contract with state-run operator Telecomm to expand the service via Ka-band satellite capacity. SCT head Edgar Olvera confirmed that the ministry has sufficient financial resources to keep the hotspots running until the end of next year.

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