Subtel to launch USD2.3m rural internet project

16 Sep 2014

Chilean regulator Subtel is set to launch a USD2.3 million project to roll out internet services to rural areas, TeleSemana writes, citing local paper Estrategia. The Telecommunications Development Fund (FDT) will manage the disbursement of the funds and the project, dubbed Wi-Fi 3 will deliver Wi-Fi internet in isolated regions. The project will complement the Wi-Fi 1 and Wi-Fi 2 programmes which saw services rolled out in VI (Maule), VII (Bio Bio), IX (La Araucania), and XIV (Los Rios).