Peru to bring free internet to over 300 rural public squares in Cusco

Monday 5 July 2021 | 12:13 CET | News
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) announced that over 300 rural localities in the Cusco region will be able to access free Wi-Fi services under a digital divide plan financed by Peru's national telecommunications fund Pronatel. The 'Todos Conectados' plan will bring free internet at speeds of up to 12Mbps, triple the previous speed, to another 34 public squares in the region this year, plus a further 228 next year.

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