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SkyNet and SES launch Wi-Fi hotspots in Colombian Amazonas localities

Monday 8 June 2020 | 11:33 CET | News
SkyNet Colombia has been awarded a contract by the country's ICT ministry Mintic to install, operate and maintain free Wi-Fi hotspots in the Colombian Amazonas localities of Leticia and Puerto Narino to support Covid-19 mitigation efforts. The operator is using SES Networks' Signature Solutions to deliver connectivity services to the Colombian region with the highest viral infection rate and lowest internet penetration in the country.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SES
Countries: Colombia
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