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Movistar Chile deploys 4G on 700 MHz band

Monday 23 May 2016 | 11:18 CET | News
Movistar Chile has deployed 4G service on the 700 MHz frequency band in the Metropolitan Region, as well as the regions of Arica, Parinacota, Tarapaca Magallanes and Antartica Chilena. The operator said it expects to cover the entire country in June. In addition, the operator has confirmed it will launch 4G+ (LTE Advanced) during the second half of 2016. Movistar Chile has already been providing the 4G service on the 2,600 MHz band with speeds of up to 100 Mbps. The operator claims to lead the 4G market in Chile with over 1 million customers and is targeting 1.5 million by the end of 2016.

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Companies: Movistar Chile
Countries: Chile
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