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Telebras warns public internet programme at risk from satellite injunction

Friday 22 June 2018 | 10:58 CET | News
The president of Telebras, Jarbas Valente, reported that in the last three months about 4,000 high-speed internet access points in public schools in remote locations were not activated, mainly in the North/Northeast of Brazil. These are part of the Electronic Government Service - Citizen Assistance Service (Gesac). He warned that this deficit can reach 15,000 locations, involving not only schools, but also health units, border posts, indigenous communities and quilombolas. The reason is the injunction against Telebras' satellite business due to its agreed partnership with Viasat. Valente

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Telebras / ViaSat
Countries: Brazil
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