Millicom will invest $250 million to expand operations in Panama

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The multinational Millicom, that operates the TIGO brand, will invest 250 million dollars in the expansion of fixed and mobile internet services in Panama, where it will also develop a "Fintech hub", the government reported.

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Investment for the period 2021-2022 will be allocated to a plan to modernize and expand TIGO's fixed and mobile internet services with the goal of expanding coverage throughout the country, including communities in the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Darien and Coclé, as well as the region (indigenous) Ngäbe Buglé, Ramos said, quoted in an official statement.

The company would also create a “Fintech Hub” to serve the region with the aim of expanding its financial services taking advantage of the competitive advantages of Panama., including geographic location, and the solidity of the International Banking Center.

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"Today we have 100 people working in Panama and serving the region. We will expand our operation to 300 people to offer Fintech services, as part of the strategy of the digital hub and the business and services hub ", explained the CEO.

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Millicom International Cellular S.A. settled in Panama two years ago after buying the 80% of the shares of the Panamanian Cable Onda S.A. by $1,460 millions, the largest provider of pay television and fixed telecommunications services in Panama, the company said after the transaction was completed.

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