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Movistar Chile to launch LTE-A service in July

Wednesday 24 February 2016 | 13:45 CET | News
Movistar Chile (Telefonica) is preparing the commercial launch of an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service offering speeds of up to 300 Mbps. First, the operator will launch 4G services using the 700 MHz band in the regions of Tarapaca, Arica y Parinacota and Metropolitana in the second quarter of the year, adding to the existing services in the 2,600 MHz band. The operator will then begin offering its LTE-A carrier aggregation service in July in the region of Valparaiso as well as three areas of Santiago: Centro, Las Condes and Providencia. 

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