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WOM awarded Chile's USD 100 mln national fibre contract

Tuesday 14 April 2020 | 11:18 CET | News
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has awarded a contract to build the country's National Fibre Optic (FON) network to local operator WOM. A total of CLP 86 billion (around USD 100 million) has been earmarked for the project, the largest government subsidy ever assigned in the history of the Chilean telecommunications sector, with WOM beating rivals Mundo Pacifico and GTD to secure the contract for 5 of the 6 macro zones. The deadline for activating the 10,000 km backbone covering 2.5 million residents in 186 municipalities is 31 December 2022.

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Companies: Subtel / WOM
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