Entel launches Chile's first commercial WiMAX network

26 Sep 2006

According to local reports quoted by BNamericas.com, Entel has launched the first commercial WiMAX network in Chile following initial investment of USD5 million. The first stage of the project involved deploying 22 base stations between the northern city of Arica and Puerto Montt in the south. Entel general manager Richard Büchi told reporters that the company plans to spend USD15 million on stage two by expanding the network to more locations and reaching 500,000 mobile data users by 2010.

Chile, Entel Chile, Intel