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Honduras seeks fourth mobile operator via spectrum tender

Wednesday 29 June 2016 | 15:03 CET | News
The National Telecommunications Commission of Honduras (Conatel) has received HNL 12 million from the government to prepare a spectrum auction in the 700MHz, 900MHz and 2500MHz bands with a view to attracting a fourth mobile operator, reports local daily El Heraldo. The country currently has three mobile operators – Tigo, Claro and Hondutel – who share just over 8 million active lines, with the mobile penetration rate topping 90 percent. The entry of a new operator could result in USD 400-700 million of investments over four years and the creation of 3,000 new direct and indirect jobs, said

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Claro / Conatel Honduras / Hondutel / Tigo
Countries: Honduras
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