Telefonica Invests $100 million in Nicaragua

The Spanish company has announced the investment of $100 million for the expansion of mobile phone and internet coverage.

Friday, November 4, 2011

The director of Telefonica - Movistar in Nicaragua stated that the investment will take place over a period of three months, so they estimate that by January 2012, coverage will span the entire Nicaraguan territory.

"The investment includes the expansion of networks, the improvement of bandwidth for Internet coverage on 3G (third generation) as well as other improvements, announced the representatives of the telephone company", reported Terra Noticias.

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