SCT and CFE ink deal for power line telecoms

17 Jul 2009

The Transportation and Communication Ministry (SCT) and Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) have signed an agreement for the planned licensing of power line capacity for telecoms services. The SCT is to manage the awarding of concessions, while the CFE will retain ownership of the infrastructure. An official at the SCT said that phone bills could be halved as a result of the new technology.