CTI Móvil completes GSM rollout

27 May 2005

Uruguay’s newest mobile market entrant, CTI Móvil, says it is nearing the completion of its nationwide GSM/GPRS network rollout, with full national coverage expected by the end of this month. BNamericas reports that the América Móvil subsidiary now has more than 170 wireless antennae across the country. According to figures from Uruguay’s telecoms regulator Ursec, the country was home to 610,000 mobile users at the end of January; 396,000 of these belonged to state-owned Ancel and 208,000 were subscribers of Abiatar which is owned by Telefónica of Spain, while CTI, which launched at the start of the year, had 6,000.

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