Claro Peru doubles 4G coverage to 1,854 localities

Tuesday 7 February 2017 | 10:50 CET | News
Claro Peru (America Movil) connected around 900 localities to its 4G-LTE network in the last quarter of 2016 to reach a total 1,854 throughout the country at the end of the year. "We currently reach 22,400 localities with our 2G and 3G base stations… so we are taking advantage of the existing infrastructure and antennas to further expand our 4G coverage," said Claro Peru network director Juan David Rodriguez in a company statement. The operator is using part of the 700 MHz spectrum acquired in May 2016 for USD 306 million to launch 4G services in the capital Lima as well as the main towns

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro Peru
Countries: Peru
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