The Municipality of Arronches and 'DSTelecom' signed a partnership agreement aimed at increasing network coverage, extending it to the parishes of Esperança and Mosteiros, allowing access to broadband service to more than 90% of households the county until the second half of 2022, which will allow greater bandwidth and better quality, thus eliminating the barriers of time and space, through the digital highway.
This expansion, in line with the purpose of taking fiber optics to locations with lower population density, contributes not only to the fixation of the population, but also to the creation of new opportunities for the region, becoming a reason for attraction and increasing, thus , economic and social benefits.
Thus, the contract signed with the 'DSTelecom, S.A' group for the provision of fiber optic physical connection services in ten points of interest in the urban agglomerations of Esperança and Mosteiros, will mean a total investment of €119,925.00 per part of the municipality.
On the other hand, in recent months, works to expand the network in the parish of Asunción have already been taking place at the county seat.
According to 'DSTelecom', within the scope of this reformulation, there will be 3 new street cabinets (ROEs), each with the capacity to house up to 432 customers, and the existing cables will also be replaced by high-quality cables. fiber optic capacity and the construction of network extensions to areas with low coverage, within the current areas, with more customer connection equipment (PLDs) being also built, in order not only to increase the connection capacity, but also to guarantee a greater harmonization of drop cables already installed.
It should also be noted that the ‘DSTelecom’ group is a wholesale telecommunications operator responsible for the construction and management of the first and largest multi-operator FTTH fiber optic network in Europe, available to all telecommunications operators.
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