From partners to competitors: Amnet and RACSA split
During their decade-long partnership, RACSA provided the Internet signal and Amnet carried the service to homes and businesses through a cable modem. RACSA and Amnet provide Internet and cable service to 55,000 customers. When the two split, customers will have to choose between the two Internet providers, or search for Internet service from another competitor (see TT Daily News, June 24 ).
“What will happen when Amnet has the capacity to provide the (Internet) signal?” Alberto Bermúdez, general manager of RACSA, told the daily La Nación on Wednesday. “It will enter the market and say, ‘We are ready to offer Internet.´ What will happen with the 55,000 customers? This matter doesn´t affect the client. They can choose who they want to stay with. That is where we are going to compete.”
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