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Movistar Argentina first to bring 4G to Antarctic

Friday 16 December 2016 | 13:53 CET | News
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Movistar Argentina (Telefonica) announced that it's the first operator to offer 4G technology in the Antarctic after installing 3G and 4G base stations in Marambio, an all-year-round research base in the Argentine Antarctic. The 70 permanent inhabitants and the 5,000 tourists who visit the spot each year will now able to download and upload data at speeds of up to 20 Mbps, compared to the 1.5 Mbps available previously. Movistar recently announced that its 4G mobile network has expanded to over 500 localities all over Argentina on the two-year anniversary of its launch in December 2014.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Movistar Argentina / Telefonica
Countries: Argentina
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