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Portugal Telecom makes 4G available to 80% of population

Wednesday 2 May 2012 | 12:35 CET | News
Portugal Telecom says is has boosted its 4G network coverage to approximately 80 percent of the population, up from 20 percent. According to the CEO of Portugal Telecom, Zeinal Bava, the operator intends to bring the sevice to more than 90 percent of continental Portugal and the islands by the end of 2012. It is being made available through two brands – TMN 4G and Meo 4G. Portugal Telecom and the other mobile telephony operators have extended their coverage since the analogue TV switch-off on 26 April, which resulted in the vacating of the 800 MHz frequency band.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MEO / Portugal Telecom
Countries: Portugal
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