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First phase of plan to replace old fiber system suspended since 2010, set to start on Sunday

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KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: Official Spokesperson of the Communications Ministry Mishaal Al-Zaid confirmed that the first phase of the plan to replace the old fiber system with a modern one, which has been suspended since 2010, will start on Sunday – from Al-Bidaa to Salwa, Rumaithiya, Salmiya, Ras Al Salmiya, Kuwait City and Fintas Agricultural Area, reports Al-Jarida daily.

In a press statement, Al-Zaid explained that the first phase will be completed as per the modernization contract signed with the Kuwaiti company, Nokia Solutions and Networks, last May. He disclosed the contract is valid for two years, during which the ministry will not incur any cost. He then appealed to the owners of homes and buildings in Al-Bidaa to cooperate with the engineers of the ministry and the concerned company in replacing the old fiber system to ensure the provision of high speed Internet service to subscribers.

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