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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Claro, Tigo and Avantel reestablish 100% connectivity in San Andrés

This was confirmed by Minister Karen Abudinen, who toured San Andrés base stations and carried out connectivity tests in real time. In the case of Movistar, an advance of 92% was recorded with two stations in the process of reactivation.

On the other hand, ishe inaugurated the first free Internet connection point via WiFi that Providencia will have and recalled that the goal is to achieve the activation of 10 points in that town and 20 more in San Andrés before the end of the year.

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