Si.mobil-Vodafone launches EDGE

10 Dec 2003

Slovenian mobile operator Si.Mobil-Vodafone, has begun rolling out commercial Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) services over its GSM network in collaboration with Siemens. The cellco, which plans to initially install the network in Ljubljana and Maribor, says the move marks the beginning of the onset of third-generation technology in the country. It plans to begin offering the service commercially by the end of the first quarter of 2004. The contract between Siemens and Si.Mobil-Vodafone was signed in July 2003.