Personal and Ancel ink 3G roaming agreement

15 Jan 2008

Argentinian cellco Personal has revealed in a statement that it has signed a 3G roaming agreement with Ancel of Uruguay. The Telecom Argentina subsidiary will offer its customers 3G services in Montevideo, Colonia, Punta del Este, Maldonado and Durazno over Ancel’s W-CDMA network. Ancel launched 3G services last July following investment of USD20 million while Personal initiated similar services last May. According to BNamericas, current coverage of Personal’s W-CDMA network extends to Buenos Aires, Rosario, Cordoba and coastal cities such as Mar del Plata. It expects to have one million 3G customers by mid-2009, Personal’s marketing director Guillermo Rivaben said previously.

Argentina, Uruguay, Ancel, Telecom Personal (Argentina)