Chile and Argentina commit to connecting South America with Asia by marine cable

Piñera took the opportunity to "invite the other countries of the region to join this project that will allow us connectivity, with 5G technology, to connect us with greater speed than today."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The proposal was made in the middle of a virtual Mercosur summit that also brought together leaders from Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia.

The President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, in the framework of the virtual summit of Mercosur presidents on the 30th anniversary of the regional bloc, reaffirmed the commitment to work together with Argentina in the project that seeks to link South America with the Asia Pacific region by means of a submarine fiber optic cable.

The president, along with pointing out the importance of physical connectivity in the region . . .

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