Monday, March 06, 2023

Antel's response to the opening of the Internet market

The state-owned company improved its connection speed, both upstream and downstream, and expanded its fiber coverage in order to strengthen its position in the face of the arrival of five new competitors. The risk of betting on being the wholesaler and leaving the last mile for new entrants.

In Uruguay there is a phenomenon that does not usually occur in other countries: basic services are provided by state-owned companies. Thus, water, electricity, telephone and Internet are provided by public companies, which are very efficient, which is why a state-owned company in Uruguay is synonymous with quality and a single rate throughout the country.

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