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Digicel, O3b bring LTE connectivity to Nauru island

Tuesday 13 December 2016 | 09:42 CET | News
Digicel Pacific has selected O3b Networks to increase satellite capacity and bring mobile connectivity to the remote Micronesian Island of Nauru. The Republic of Nauru has around 10,000 residents populating a 21 square kilometre area. Digicel Pacific has been providing connectivity over the O3b satellite-enabled network to the island since January 2015, and has since upgraded its bandwidth by 108.6 percent over a series of three upgrades. With this boost in O3b's connectivity service, Digicel Pacific has deployed LTE mobile services.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Digicel / O3b Networks
Countries: Nauru
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