Olo has launched Wimax mobile internet operations in Peru. Olo is offering prepay mobile data services in the Lima capital area, RPP Noticias reports, citing Alexey Blyumin, general manager of Olo del Peru. Customers will be able to access internet speeds of up to 5 Mbps.
According to Elizabeth Barthelmess, Olo commercial director, the network deployment and Wimax antennas installation across Lima required initial investments of USD 50 million. The Olo network currently covers 16 districts and the operator plans to triple its Lima coverage by year-end. Olo will expand its Wimax network across other Peruvian provinces starting with the first quarter of 2013. The network expansion is scheduled for roll-out in the cities of Arequipa, Chiclayo and Trujillo.
Olo targets a 4 percent share of Peru’s mobile internet market or 20,000 subscribers by December this year. Olo currently offers a prepay plan of PEN 99 providing internet speeds of 1 Mbps, and a prepay plan of PEN 199 with speeds of 5 Mbps. Olo customers can opt for the Olo USB service for one computer connection, the Olo Movil package to connect up to 5 Wi-Fi enabled devices, of for the Olo Fijo service to connect up to 8 household or office computers.
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