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Enacom authorises Nextel Argentina to offer 4G services

Thursday 23 February 2017 | 15:30 CET | News
Argentina's telecom regulator Enacom has authorised Nextel to provide 4G services via the 900MHz and 2.5GHz bands, allowing it to compete with rivals Movistar, Personal and Claro, reports local daily Clarin. The grant comes after Nextel announced in October that it had acquired 100 percent of the share capital of Skyonline, Netizen, Trixco, Infotel and Calibi for a total of USD 140 million with a view to securing much-needed spectrum. The report adds that Nextel is only permitted to use 20MHz in the 900MHz band and 40MHz in the 2.5Ghz band, plus another 20MHz for the migration over a two-year

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cablevision / Clarin / Claro / Enacom / Movistar / Nextel / Telefonica
Countries: Argentina
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