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Argentine government launches the National Connectivity Program

President Alberto Fernández yesterday led the launch of the National Connectivity Program, which provides for a total investment of US$ 504 million to provide fiber optic and satellite connectivity throughout the country. The initiative also contemplates the enhancement of the Arsat Open Digital Television and Data Center infrastructure.

The Argentine Satellite System will receive US$ 265 million for the development, construction and launch of the Arsat-Sg1 satellite with the objective of connecting 200,000 rural households.

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