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Tigo, Claro to invest USD 200 mln in Paraguay 4G rollout

Wednesday 23 December 2015 | 11:09 CET | News
Paraguayan operators Claro (America Movil) and Tigo (Millicom) are set to invest around USD 100 million each in rolling a 4G network over the next few years, reports local daily La Nacion. The operators were last week awarded six blocks of mobile frequencies in the 1,700-2100 MHz (AWS) band for a total of USD 90 million and are planning to activate 4G services in the capital city of Asuncion within six months. Tigo will spend USD 45 million on the spectrum licence, USD 50 million on the infrastructure and USD 10 million on the social aspects that were part of the tender conditions. These

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro / Millicom / Tigo
Countries: Paraguay
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