New Fiber Optic Network Connects Central America and Mexico

Movistar has invested $15 million in a latest generation fiber optic network which will interconnect overland with Central Mexico.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Movistar, the mobile phone brand of Telefónica, has invested $15 million in a fiber optic network that will cover 3,158 kilometers and will connect to Central America and Mexico by land.

Juan Castroverde manager of Movistar Panama said that "through the Central Telefónica network, companies will have greater capacity, quality, security and reliability of their data. The network will have an initial capacity of 10 Gigabits per second for data transmission, in addition to providing a variety of routes and connection points."

"... In addition, there will be an On-net network, which is a competitive advantage in the telecommunications market because it ensures consistency in service, agility in managing applications and a good quality of performance."

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