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Tigo El Salvador to invest USD 100 mln in rural connectivity drive

Wednesday 27 October 2021 | 11:25 CET | News
Tigo El Salvador (Millicom) has announced plans to invest around USD 100 million to connect more than 350,000 inhabitants of rural parts of 67 localities by the end of this year, reports business news site El Economista, citing the company's CEO Edgard Grande. "We have made 30 percent progress in the coverage project and 60 percent in the capacity hike," said Grande in reference to the plan USD 500 million investment plan launched in 2019 to connect 3 million Salvadorans at twice their existing speed.

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Companies: Millicom / Tigo El Salvador
Countries: El Salvador
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