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Argentine main cities to have 4G services in 2016

Wednesday 23 July 2014 | 20:06 CET | News
Argentine mobile operators are expected to provide 4G LTE coverage in all provincial capitals and in those cities with over 100,000 inhabitants in 2016. The government of Argentina expects to award 4G spectrum on 31 October. According to the bidding conditions, winning operators will have a maximum of 18 months to deploy LTE infrastructure in these cities. The government plans to award 90MHz of spectrum in the 700MHz band as well as another 90MHz in AWS (1.7-2.1GHz). The government also expects to award additional 3G spectrum in both 850MHz and 1,900MHz bands. The country's current mobile

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