Tuesday, August 23, 2022

FTTH and ultra broadband deployers turn to import substitution and stockpiling

The industry is looking for local suppliers to overcome bottlenecks in foreign equipment. Although products become more expensive, longer commercial terms are achieved. The problem of interoperability between equipment arises when there is a change of technology.

The sector's strategies in the face of the rising dollar and the context of instability since the departure of the former Minister of Economy, Martín Guzmán, focused on the search for local suppliers and the early purchase of equipment.

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