Personal expands eastwards

6 Jun 2006

Paraguay’s second largest mobile operator Telecom Personal, a subsidiary of the Argentine cellco of the same name, plans to invest USD12 million this year in expanding network coverage and improving service quality, reports BNamericas quoting local newspaper ABC Color. Personal is expanding its GSM services in the eastern region of Ciudad del Este, including Alto Parana, Caazapa, Caaguazu, Guaira and Canindeyu e Itapua. The company has invested around USD200 million since launching in 1998; it signed up 690,000 subscribers by the end of March 2006.