Paraguay needs USD 1 bln for National Broadband Plan

Friday 4 September 2015 | 10:13 CET | News
Paraguay needs around USD 1 billion of investment to reach the 2020 goals of its National Broadband Plan, according to a report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), seen by local daily La Nacion. The report, commissioned by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), states that only 10 percent of households currently access fixed broadband services and 25 percent mobile broadband. In addition, only 300,000 SMEs, some 10 percent of the Paraguayan total, have internet access. The National Broadband Plan aims to increase that figure to 48 percent over the next five years. 

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Companies: Conatel Paraguay
Countries: Paraguay
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