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Telefonica Chile expands fibre network to Linares

Thursday 13 December 2018 | 10:59 CET | News
Telefonica Chile has announced the extension of its fibre network to the city of Linares in the Maule region. At an event attended by Chile's Undersecretary of Telecommunications Pamela Gidi and Movistar Chile's director of operations Rodrigo Sajuria the company said it has replaced its traditional copper technology with a 243-kilometre fibre cable to connect the city's homes, educational establishments and public services.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Movistar Chile / Telefonica Chile
Countries: Chile
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