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Peru to award 7 more regional fibre projects this year

Monday 5 June 2017 | 11:16 CET | News
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) is set to award seven more regional fibre-optic broadband projects to add to the eight that will become operational this year, reports local news service Andina, citing the country's communications vice-minister Carlos Valdez. The country's private investment promotion agency ProInversion will organise the respective tenders to interconnect with the national Fibre Optic Backbone Network (RDFO) in the regions of Amazonas, Ica, Junin, Lima, Moquegua, Puno and Tacno.

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Companies: Gilat Satellite Networks / MTC / Telefonica
Countries: Peru
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