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Peru approves emergency decree to connect over 3 mln in rural areas

Friday 5 February 2021 | 11:47 CET | News
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) said the Council of Ministers approved an emergency decree designed to close the digital connectivity gap in the country by increasing internet access. The so-called 'Todos Conectados' plan includes a package of measures, such as bringing satellite-based internet services to 860 jungle locations with a view to connecting the entire Amazon area by the end of the year. A total of PEN 180 million will be invested in the rollout by the ministry and the country's national telecommunications fund Pronatel.

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