Brazilian-owned telecoms group Oi has increased the footprint of its national broadband plan Plano Nacional de Banda Larga (PNBL) to a total of 3,821 municipalities in the country, Computer World reports. Offered under the banner ‘Oi Velox’, the telco says the service was rolled out to a further 170 localities in 2013, with total coverage now standing at 79% of the population. Oi Velox offers users a low-cost 1Mbps internet service for BRL35 (USD17.2) per month. By the end of 2014 Oi says it hopes to have coverage of all 4,800 municipalities in its area of operation.
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