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Entel Chile launches LTE-A after 700MHz network approved

Thursday 19 May 2016 | 10:40 CET | News
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Chilean operator Entel is aiming to launch its 700MHz network in five regions across the country within a year, reports BNamericas, citing the company's regulatory and corporate affairs manager Manuel Araya. Entel activated its LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service, dubbed 4G Plus, in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago on the same day Chile's government finally approved the commercial use of the 700Mhz band for 4G-LTE deployment. Although 2 million of Entel's customers have 4G services, only 1.2 million own smartphones compatible with the 700MHz band, of which only 200,000 are currently compatible

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro / Entel / Movistar Chile
Countries: Chile
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