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Novator launches WOM brand in Colombia

Wednesday 4 November 2020 | 13:48 CET | News
UK-based investment fund Novator, owner of Chilean operator WOM, will be launching the brand in Colombia on 05 November, reports local daily El Tiempo, citing Novator Colombia CEO Chris Bannister. "We plan to invest about a trillion dollars in network coverage, technology and customer service in the next 4-5 years," said Bannister, adding that "Colombians do not have the telecommunications service they deserveā€¦ that's what we want to change in the coming years."

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Avantel / WOM
Countries: Colombia
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