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Telefonica's 'Internet for all' project connects 800,000 Peruvians

Wednesday 13 November 2019 | 12:00 CET | News
Telefonica has announced that the 'Internet para Todos' (IPT) project launched last year with Facebook, IDB Invest and CAF (Development Bank of Latin America) has so far connected more than 800,000 Peruvians in over 5,300 rural communities. The initiative is designed to help bridge the digital divide in areas that remain uncovered by traditional infrastructure by enabling any mobile network operator to use its 3G and 4G infrastructure to deliver high quality retail mobile communication.

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