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Peru to connect 900 more localities to fibre backbone by 2021

Monday 7 May 2018 | 10:49 CET | News
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) has announced that it will allocate a further USD 800 million to connect 900 more localities to the national Fibre Optic Backbone Network (RDFO) by 2021. The government recently published 6 more regional broadband tenders in Ancash, Arequipa, Huanuco, La Libertad, Pasco and San Martin in that regard and also aims to commemorate the bicentenary of Peru's independence by connecting 35 percent of state primary and secondary schools to the internet, up from the current figure of 14 percent. Council of ministers chairman Cesar Villanueva announced

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Companies: Peruvian Ministry of Transport and Communications
Countries: Peru
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