Copaco expects broadband growth

20 Aug 2009

Paraguayan fixed line incumbent Copaco has announced that it expects to have in excess of 100,000 subscribers to its internet services by the end of 2010, local daily La Nacion reports, citing company president Jose Astigarraga. The telco first launched ADSL-based services in 2005 under the brand ‘Click ADSL’ and has attracted 36,000 customers to date. Business News Americas writes that Copaco plans to invest USD15 million on its broadband networks, including a USD4 million project to expand the fibre-optic ring that links capital Asuncion with Ciudad del Este. Copaco also intends to deploy 1,000km of optical fibre to reach several cities across the country. In addition to its internet customer base, Copaco had a total of 360,000 fixed line subscribers at the end of Q209.

Paraguay, Copaco