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Peru inaugurates national fibre optic backbone network

Monday 25 July 2016 | 11:03 CET | News
Peru's president Ollanta Humala and communications minister Jose Gallardo Ku officially inaugurated the country's Fibre Optic Backbone Network (RDFO) at an event held in the Carabayllo district, reports Agencia Andina. The project involves the installation, operation and maintenance of around 13,500 kilometres of fibre optic cables connecting 22 regional capitals and 180 provincial capitals. The USD 333 million rollout is being supervised by Azteca Comunicaciones and will help to reduce wholesale prices to a tenth of their previous value in many parts of the country, according to Gallardo

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Companies: Azteca Comunicaciones / Gilat Satellite Networks / Telefonica
Countries: Peru
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