Company name

Access Haiti S.A. ("Access" or the "Company")

Project number

HA2748A-01

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E&S category
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Country

Haiti

Sector

Telecommunications, Media and Technology

Status

In implementation

Disclosed date

02/04/2011

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Projected board date
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03/08/2011

Approval date

03/22/2011

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Sponsoring entity

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Team leader

Hernandez, Javier

Investment type

Syndicated amount

USD $ 3,500,000

Financing amount

USD $ 3,500,000

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Project scope and objective

Access is a leading provider of residential internet and other value added services in Haiti. Access has been a successful operator for over eight years. Access currently focuses its services in the Port-au-Prince and the leading cities in the provinces including Cap-Haïtien, Port-de-Paix, Gonaïves, Jacmel, Les Cayes and Jérémie. The company have extensive coverage and operating sites to cover approximately three million people.



The IIC loan of up to US$3.5 million will be used to finance part of the capital investment plan (the "Project") that the Company is undertaking. The Project will upgrade technology and expand network capacity, and will bring additional services for customers. It is forecast that this Project will help increase internet accessibility, coverage and affordability in a key segment of the Haitian telecommunications industry.


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PHONE

+1(202)-566-4566

ADDRESS

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COUNTRY OFFICES

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