The Costa Rican state-run telco intends to install 2,000 fiber-to-the-home connections in the Cóbano district of Puntarenas, enabling triple play services consisting of voice, high-speed internet and TV.
Telebras wants to tender management and operation of most of its services to the private sector, including the country's nationwide fiber optic backbone.
Eligible firms must express interest by April 13.
The government of Cuba will implement policies aimed at increasing access to information technologies and boosting the development of ICT components in the country. In addition to the economic benefits, the authorities see ICT as a tool to strengthen national identity.
The US-Irish firm had publicly accused the communications ministry of rigging the bidding process for the wholesale network project.
The country ended last year with 15mn lines for a 89.8% penetration rate.