Costa Rica: Tender for Management of Trust

The tender is for the provision of technical expertise to design, develop, recruit and manage projects and programs for Universal Access Service to Telecommunications.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

15 companies and at least 2 independent consultants participated in a preliminary hearing to the tender for the procurement of services to form the Management Unit of the Trust to be in charge of the projects of the National Telecommunications Fund (FONATEL).

This meeting was held on April 19 in the auditorium of the National Bank of Costa Rica, so that the companies involved could be made aware of the requirements of the tender and to make comments and suggestions.

The Management Unit will be responsible for supporting the trust in the management of projects which will be put out to tender and to bring telecommunications to groups of people and areas that still lack access to these services.

FONATEL has $190 million in trust with the National Bank to finance projects that reduce the digital divide between them, bringing internet access to all public schools and colleges.



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