Rio de Janeiro, July 13th, 2011 -
TIM Participações S.A. (BOVESPA: TCSL3 and TCSL4; and NYSE: TSU) announces that it has signed a contract with Telebrás to participate in the program of internet access universalization in Brazil of the Federal Government. The announcement was made today at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Communications, attended by the Minister of Communications, Paulo Bernardo, Telebras' CEO, Caio Bonilha, along with Intelig's CEO, Antonino Ruggiero, and Regulatory Affairs and Marketing directors of TIM, Mario Girasole and Rogerio Takayanagi, respectively.
The initial commercialization phase is scheduled for September 2011, the plan will be available in the cities of Samambaia, Recanto das Emas, Águas Lindas de Goiás and Santo Antônio do Descoberto.
The initiative will use the fixed transmission network of Telebrás and the TIM's mobile network for access. Available initially in two cities of Goiás and the Federal District two, TIM's solution for this plan is a version of Liberty Web plan, created especially for this partnership. The offer provides Internet connection at speeds up to 1Mbps for R$ 35 a month - the value was established as one of the guidelines of the National Broadband Plan.
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