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The Superintendency of Telecommunications in Costa Rica is calling a tender to develop infrastructure for internet and mobile telephony services in 24 indigenous territories in the country.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Sutel will receive technical and economic offers from telecommunications companies interested in developing the project up until May 31, and it will analyze the bids and award the project within a period of 45 working days.

From a statement issued by the Sutel:

On January 9, the Superintendency of Telecommunications (SUTEL), as administrator and executor of the projects in the National Telecommunications Fund (FONATEL), called a tender for a project to provide internet and telephony services to the country's 24 indigenous territories, which will benefit to more than 42 thousand people.

"The benefits of this competition are extremely important, since there will be better communication, both for the student population, and the health and education sector, and in terms of being up to date with technology," said Leonicio Bejarano, president of the Ngobe Indigenous Development Association.

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