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Telefonica and Facebook launch IpT Peru wholesale rural operator

Monday 25 February 2019 | 08:56 CET | News
Telefonica has announced at MWC 2019 that it has joined forces with Facebook, IDB Invest and CAF (Development Bank of Latin America) to launch the Internet para Todos (IpT) Peru project to help bridge the digital divide in the Latin American country. The aim is to set up an open access wholesale rural mobile infrastructure operator to bring mobile broadband to remote populations where conventional telecom infrastructure deployment is not yet economically feasible.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / Telefonica / Telefonica del Peru
Countries: Latin America / Peru
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