Cellcom set to launch home broadband, landline package

20 Feb 2009

Israel news source Haaretz has revealed that Cellcom, the country’s largest mobile operator by subscribers, is planning to launch residential fixed wireless internet services. Cellcom will offer access to its mobile network via a combined router and modem, with no need for a fixed line connection. The operator will also offer phone calls through the set up for an additional charge. Cellcom has trialled the service with business customers over the past few months, but the service will now be made available to residential users. The router will cost ILS684 (USD165), with payment spread over instalments, while the internet package is ILS100 per month, offering download speeds of up to 2.8Mbps.

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