Uruguay's Antel promises 500Mbps speeds in 4.5G launch

Thursday 14 December 2017 | 15:31 CET | News
Uruguayan operator Antel has announced the activation of its 4.5G service, promising download speeds of 500Mbps, up from the current maximum of 150Mbps. Initially the service will be rolled out in San Gregorio de Polanco, Piriapolis and Maldonado before expanding to other tourist resorts ahead of the summer season, said the company during an event at its Montevideo headquarters. The new network will be used to air the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in 4K-UHD quality after Antel acquired the broadcast rights for the event.

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Companies: Antel
Countries: Uruguay
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