CHICAGO – GigNet, a Digital Infrastructure company with a 200-kilometer fiber-optic broadband network from Costa Mujeres to Cancun to Tulum, announced today that it has completed the installation of an additional 14-kilometer fully redundant fiber-optic broadband network from downtown Tulum along the Hotel Zone to the entrance of the Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve.
Victor Mas Tah, Mayor of Tulum, said, "We consider fast and stable connectivity to be an important resource in today’s digital world, and we are happy to be working with GigNet that has international experience and offers robust and dedicated service for the hospitality, health, security, education and business sectors of Tulum – while helping to maintain the ecologically friendly environment that Tulum is famous for. The Tulum Town Hall, as well as COVID-19 Military Hospital, Municipal Police Station, Tulum Community Hospital, CECyTE High School, Mexican Red Cross, the Municipal DIF, and Local Restaurants and Hotels now have connectivity as of June 1st. This will serve as attractive service for visitors as hotels and businesses open up this month."
Hotels and restaurants that recently acquired GigNet internet services are: Be Tulum, Casa Malca, Casa Shanti, Casa Teka, Esencial Jungla, Esencial Tulum, Grand Jungle, Nomade Tulum, Puerta del Cielo, Rosa Negra Restaurant, Salam, Selva, Taboo Restaurant, Tribal and Yaan Spa Wellness Center.
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