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Wireless Business Solutions rebrands as Rain

Wednesday 7 June 2017 | 11:29 CET | News
South African company Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) has been rebranded as Rain. The company, which is building an LTE-Advanced mobile broadband network using spectrum assets inherited from WBS, said it has made significant progress with the roll-out, Techcentral reported. Rain has so far deployed 750 LTE-A sites, and is on track to meet a target of 2,000 sites by the end of the year.

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