CTI Movil launches 3G in coastal cities

28 Nov 2007

BNamericas, quoting local paper La Nacion, reports that Argentinean cellco CTI Movil has launched 3.5G HSDPA services in several coastal towns and cities in the Buenos Aires province, inncluding Mar del Plata, Carilo, Santa Teresita, Mar del Tuyu, Ostende, Pinamar and Mar de Ajo. CTI subscribers in these areas will now be able to access services such as mobile broadband and videoconferencing.

The launch follows hot on the heels of CTI’s initial 3G inauguration in the cities of Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Rosario earlier this month. The cellco, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mexico’s America Movil group, had close to twelve million subscribers in Argentina midway through 2007, according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database, giving it a 34% market share and placing it a close second behind Spanish-owned Movistar, which launched 3G services earlier in the year.

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