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15 de Julio de 2019
Economic, technical, and legal feasibility study of the submarine cable project: “Asia – South America Digital Gateway”

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The Government of Chile has decided to undertake the Submarine Cable Project: “Asia-South America Digital Gateway”, which is designed to digitally connect South America to the Asian continent through the deployment of a submarine fiber-optic cable.

The Chilean Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (SUBTEL) and Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) require a technical feasibility study that evaluates the technical, regulatory, legal, and economic framework to define the best alternative for implementing the cable.


USD 3.000.000.-


Questions and clarifications: from July 15, 2019 to July 26, 2019

Deadline for submission of offers: August 16, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. (Continental Chile Time, GMT-4)

  • Digital submission: Email (max 20MB*)

* If the attachment size is greater than maximum allowed, please contact us by email (before deadline for submission of offers)


Resolution No 1.489, 12.07.2019, SUBTEL, approving the public call, official version (Spanish)(download file)

Feasibility Study Presentation (download file)

Bidding Specifications (download file)

Resolution No. 1.483, 12.07.2019, SUBTEL, approving SUBTEL-CAF Technical Cooperation Agreement (Spanish) (download file)

Feasibility Study Annexes (download file)

Answers to questions and clarifications (download file)

Proposed team score (example)

Resolution No 1.669, 12.07.2019, SUBTEL, approving Offer Opening and Evaluation Committee, official version (Spanish) (download file)

Opening act of public bidding offers (download file)

Resolution No. 1.824, 03.09.2019, SUBTEL, closes bidding process, official version (Spanish) (download file) (NEW)

Evaluation act of public bidding offers (download file) (NEW)

Simple sworn statement, Evaluation Committee (Spanish) (download file) (NEW)