Nextel Argentina to expand coverage

16 Jun 2006

Nextel Argentina plans to invest approximately USD65 million to extend its network to reach small towns located near currently covered cities, according to local newspaper La Nación. The move comes as part of a wider expansion programme that has seen Nextel extend coverage to northeast Buenos Aires, the Atlantic coast, Rosaria, Córdoba and Cuyo. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database, Nextel Argentina claimed 500,200 subscribers at the end of 2005.