MADRID Oct 14 Spain's loss-making telecoms and
technology group Ezentis, which is focused on Latin
American markets, said on Monday its Chilean subsidiary had won
a $100 million fibre optic contract from Telefonica.
Under the deal, Ezentis will develop and maintain copper and
fibre optical fixed telephone lines as well as handle Telefonica
Chile's customer service for telecoms, broadband and pay
television, the firm said in a note to the Spanish stock
Ezentis operates in several Latin American countries,
including Chile and Panama and has won contracts in Peru and
Argentina. Last year, the group had to refinance
its debt to help to turn its business around.
(Reporting By Sarah Morris. Editing by Jane Merriman)