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Rain to upgrade iBurst, Broadlink users to LTE-A in months

Thursday 8 June 2017 | 09:55 CET | News
South African company Rain, which rebranded from Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), is planning to invest massively to expand its LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network, reports ITWeb. Customers of the ISP iBurst will automatically be upgraded to the Rain LTE-A network with no additional fees for this, with upgrades to be finalised in the next few months. The same applies to Broadlink customers

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: iBurst / Rain
Countries: South Africa
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