FDT to hand out USD15m for Wi-Fi project

5 Sep 2013

Chilean regulator Subtel has launched a tender for the deployment of 1,364 Wi-Fi hotspots in 341 locations across Chile. Subtel will allocate funds up to a maximum of CLP7.845 billion (USD15.4 million) for the project, financed by the Telecommunications Development Fund (FDT) and regional governments. The tender is for the second phase of the project, the first phase featured the deployment of 250 hotspots in areas of Los Rios, Los Lagos and Aysen. Subtel set the deadline for applications as 5 November 2013.