Laying out the government's 2020 vision, deputy chief of staff Andrés Horacio Ibarra said there are still high levels of digital illiteracy in Argentina, reaching 40%, while 40% of homes are not connected.
The US$6.5mn round was co-led by local investment funds Dalus Capital and Ignia as well as Spain's Banco Sabadell investment vehicle InnoCells.
The consultation will look into parameters to measure efficient usage of spectrum in terms of technology used, among other factors.
The partnership also saw Itaú obtain US$100mn in financing from Standard Chartered and Wells Fargo.
The new deadlines for the amended offer are December 18 for the 2020 notes and December 21 for the 2022 notes.