Nicaragua: 3500 kilometers of Fiber Optics

With funding from South Korea and the IDB, plans have been made to install 3,500 kilometers of fiber optics in the next two years, with an estimated $100 million investment.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

an dir="ltr">Telcor's general manager, Orlando Castillo, explained that the process of implementing the network of 3500 kilometers of fiber optics will take all of 2017 to complete, and it is expected it will be finished and ready to start operating in early 2018.

Elnuevodiario.com.ni reports that "...The 
project of bringing broadband to the entire country aims to provide quality internet services to every community in Nicaragua, even in the most isolated rural areas, according to the authorities. "

"...South Korea and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), are sponsoring the project, valued at $100 million."


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