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Telebras gets court clearance for internet contract with Viasat

Friday 2 November 2018 | 12:14 CET | News
Brazil's Court of Auditors of the Union (TCU) has reached a unanimous decision, clearing Telebras to execute the broadband internet contracts with its customers, including the Internet for All program to schools, clinics and localities. In its ruling, the court validated the legal, appropriate and transparent character adopted by Telebras during the process of choosing partner Viasat for delivering the services on the Ka-band of the SGDC satellite, the operator announced. It also asked for changes to contract clauses, which will be discussed with partner Viasat, and authorized the immediate

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Telebras / ViaSat
Countries: Brazil
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