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Telstra to invest up to AUD 800 mln in network expansion

Thursday 17 November 2016 | 13:02 CET | News
Australian operator Telstra has announced it plans to invest AUD 350 million in new technology and regional base stations over the next 4 - 5 years. Telstra also plans to spend AUD 240 million to continue its work on the first two rounds of the Mobile Black Spot Programme. A further AUD 100 – AUD 200 million will be used for new regional co-investments. With the co-investments, this could represent an AUD 1 billion boost to regional, rural and remote mobile coverage, Telstra said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telstra
Countries: Australia
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