Banco do Brasil to take free fast wireless internet to some 500 inland cities

The program is expected to reach schools, health clinics, public security units, indigenous villages, quilombos, rural settlements, and other public installations.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three months after signing a partnership with the Ministry of Communications to expand the Wi-Fi Brazil Program, Banco do Brasil has announced the number of locations that should benefit from the program.

According to the government-owned financial institution, up to 500 inland cities will have free high-speed Internet points, thereby increasing the number of cities served by the program to around 3,500.

Operating via satellite in places with no access to fiber optics, the Internet points will be installed with the sponsorship of Banco do Brasil, preferably near bank branches.

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