Telecel introduces GSM

7 Dec 2005

Telecel, the Bolivian subsidiary of Luxembourg-based Millicom, has launched its first GSM services. Its new GSM network will provide GPRS and EDGE high speed data transmission, while MMS and electronic top-up services will also be available. The network is being launched under the brand name Tigo. Telecel launched Bolivia’s first analogue cellular network in 1991 and currently has 23% of the market with more than 500,000 subscribers; market leader Entel has around 1.4 million customers. All of Millicom’s 16 international mobile subsidiaries are now operating GSM networks.

Bolivia, Tigo Bolivia