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Virgin Mobile Peru expands commercial ops to Arequipa

Wednesday 22 February 2017 | 11:54 CET | News
Virgin Mobile has started commercial operations in Arequipa, Peru's second most populous city, after launching its service in Lima last year, reports business daily Gestion, citing the company's CEO Steve Logue. Virgin Mobile is Peru's first MVNO and fifth telecommunications operator with ambitions to expand its commercial operations to other major cities. Logue said Virgin Mobile had already signed up 70,000 subscribers and that its prepay service is available all over the country via Telefonica's Movistar network in Peru.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Movistar / Virgin Mobile
Countries: Peru
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