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RG-T3250 : Improving the Central America-Korea Connectivity

Project Status: Implementation

The general objective of the Technical Cooperation (TC) is to conduct feasibility studies to support future investment in the deployment of a submarine cable to improve the interconnection among the Central American Region and Korea. Particularly, this feasibility studies aim to explore market (including demography), forecast demand, identify the best cable routes, design the network, prepare its specifications and develop the technical, financial, managerial and environmental studies of the network. In addition, the studies will support an assessment of the best ways that international Internet connectivity charges can be reduced from the existing levels. As one possible solution, establishing a local Internet Exchange Point (IXP), which allows content aggregation and negotiation with their international counterparts for lowering the costs, is taken into account.

Project Detail

Project Number
RG-T3250
Approval date
October 27, 2018
Project Country
Regional
Project Sector
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Project Subsector
TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE
Project Type
Technical Cooperation
Project Lending Type
SG
Project Modality
Project Facility Type
Environmental and social impact category
C
Project Status
Implementation
Operation Number
ATN/KK-17018-RG

Financial Information

Project Number
RG-T3250
Project Status
Implementation

IDB Financing

Financing type
TCN
Fund
Knowledge Partnership Korea Fund for Tec
Reporting currency
USD - United States Dollar
Reporting date
Dec/06/2022

Roles & Responsibilities

Contract signature date
Oct/27/2018

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 500,000
Country counterpart financing
USD 0
Amount
USD 500,000

Preparation

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published
TC Abstract
RG-T3250
January 07, 2019

Approved

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published

Implementation

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published
Specific Procurement Notices
RG-T3250
June 08, 2021
BEO Procurement
RG-T3250
June 03, 2021