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Telefonica installing networks at Madrid field hospital and converted hotels

Wednesday 25 March 2020 | 15:28 CET | News
Telefonica said it has completed the installation of high-speed telecommunications networks at a temporary field hospital in a Madrid conference centre and 11 hotels throughout the capital, which is bearing the brunt of the coronavirus outbreak in Spain. The operator has deployed a 1Gbps fibre-optic network in the Ifema conference centre, which is being converted by the regional government into Europe's biggest field hospital, with 5,500 hospital beds once fully set up, including 500 intensive care beds.

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