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Movistar Ecuador upgrades Galapagos network, launches offer

Monday 14 December 2015 | 15:06 CET | News
Movistar Ecuador (Telefonica) has announced a major upgrade to its Galapagos Islands' network, including a modernisation of the existing 2G network and the incorporation of a new satellite-based 3G network that will significantly improve communication on the archipelago itself and to the mainland. The operator also launched a number of exclusive promotions for Galapagos residents, including unlimited calls to all mobile and landline numbers, 3GB of data, 60 minutes of calls to Colombia, Peru, US, Spain and Italy, plus access to the Movistar Music catalogue of over 36 million songs from USD 25

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