Ancel’s wireless subscribers close to 1.5m

6 Jan 2009

BNamericas reports that Ancel, the Uruguayan mobile arm of state-owned telco Antel will soon boast 1.5 million wireless subscribers, up from 1.24 million at the end of September 2008. Ancel plans to expand its GSM and 3G coverage by investing USD81 million in its networks. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database, Ancel is the country’s second largest wireless operator by subscribers, behind Movistar but ahead of third placed Claro.

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