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Paraguay to invest USD 16 mln in school internet project

Monday 27 February 2017 | 12:15 CET | News
Paraguay's National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) has announced plans to invest USD 16 million to open a total of 66 public internet centres in schools across the country. The 'Telecentros' project forms part of the social commitments of operators granted licences to provide 4G services in the 1700 MHz band. Tigo and Claro will be also be providing six mobile centres that will tour educational institutions all over the country as well as at least 1,080 desktop computers and 9,900 notebooks connected to the internet.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Claro / Conatel Paraguay / Tigo
Countries: Paraguay
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