Movistar Chile to connect 366 rural localities by 2017

Friday 20 May 2016 | 14:26 CET | News
Movistar Chile (Telefonica) has pledged to complete its part of the 700MHz concession licence ahead of schedule. In a statement, the operator said 366 localities, 158 educational establishments and 243 kilometres of highways will be connected in advance of the March 2017 deadline. Earlier in the week Chile's government finally approved the commercial use of the 700Mhz band for 4G-LTE deployment over two years after Entel, Claro and Movistar were respectively awarded 30MHz, 20MHz and 20MHz of spectrum.

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