Movistar Chile launches 4G on 700 MHz band in Magallanes

Tuesday 12 July 2016 | 10:17 CET | News
Movistar Chile has announced the launch of 4G services on the 700 MHz frequency band in the country's southernmost region of Magallanes. Chile's Undersecretary of Telecommunications, Pedro Huichalaf, was present at the launch in Punta Arenas, saying one of the main objectives of the 700 MHz tender was to connect Chile's Southern Zone to the world. In addition to Punta Arenas, the network will also cover the localities of Primavera, Natales, San Gregorio, Porvenir, Rio Verde, Laguna Blanca, Punta Delgada and Villa Tehuelches.

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