0
Broadband

Peru to connect 471 rural localities in Puno to fibre

Tuesday 15 June 2021 | 11:00 CET | News
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) announced the launch of a plan to bring high-speed broadband services to around 225,000 residents in 471 rural localities in the Puno region. Under the digital divide plan financed by Peru's national telecommunications fund Pronatel, some 958 public institutions will be connected, including schools, health establishments and police stations thanks to the rollout of nearly 2,900 kilometres of fibre-optic cables starting next month.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Fixed
Countries: Peru
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Fibre


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Sotelo named new Peruvian vice minister of communications

Published 15 Sep 2021 15:21 CET | Peru
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) has announced the appointment of Carlos Alberto Sotelo Lopez as the country's ...

Peru to boost mobile coverage in 136 rural towns

Published 07 Sep 2021 11:20 CET | Peru
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) said it has begun activating base stations in 136 localities currently lacking ...

Peru's Pronatel invests over PEN 400 mln on broadband projects in H1

Published 07 Jul 2021 11:01 CET | Peru
Peru's national telecommunications fund Pronatel invested PEN 402.5 million on broadband projects in the first half of 2021, some ...

Peru collaborating with Korea on infrastructure sharing models

Published 25 May 2021 12:10 CET | Peru
Peru's Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) said it has reached agreements with the South Korean Ministry of Science ...

DSA welcomes Peruvian move to allow unlicensed access to 6 GHz band

Published 05 May 2021 10:47 CET | Peru
The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has welcomed the recent decision of Peru's Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) to ...

Movistar Peru cleared to begin 5G NSA rollout

Published 14 Apr 2021 14:53 CET | Peru
Movistar Peru (Telefonica) said the country's Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) has authorised the operator to begin ...

Peru's MTC postpones decision on Azteca fibre backbone to July

Published 17 Mar 2021 12:03 CET | Peru
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) said it will finally decide on whether to allow Mexico's Azteca Comunicaciones ...

Peru to invest PEN 278 mln in Amazonas fibre build

Published 12 Mar 2021 12:28 CET | Peru
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) confirmed that a total of PEN 278 million will be invested as part of plans ...

Entel Peru activates 5G FWA service

Published 10 Mar 2021 10:58 CET | Peru
Entel Peru has joined Claro (America Movil) with the launch of its first fixed wireless access (FWA) internet service over 5G in ...

Peru approves use of 3.5 GHz band for 5G ahead of tender

Published 02 Mar 2021 11:08 CET | Peru
Peru's Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) has cleared the use of 3.5 GHz frequencies for 5G services by operators ...

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

Published 05 Feb 2021 11:47 CET | Peru
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) said the Council of Ministers approved an emergency decree designed to close ...

Peru to bring high-speed broadband to underserved parts of Cusco region

Published 07 Jan 2021 08:52 CET | Peru
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) has officially launched a project to help bridge the digital divide in the ...

Peru to activate 18 of 21 regional fibre projects by 2021

Published 23 Oct 2020 12:17 CET | Peru
Peru's communications ministry (MTC) said 18 of the 21 telecommunications projects to bring fibre to more than 2 million ...