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MTN ups HSPA+ coverage

1 Jun 2010

Sameer Dave, chief technology officer of MTN South Africa, has said his company is ready to cope with the influx of bandwidth-hungry international football fans later this month for the World Cup 2010, saying that his company currently has 120 live 21Mbps HSPA+ sites, in addition to in excess of 2,000 3G/HSDPA sites, of which 1,300 are 7.2Mbps and 14.4Mbps enabled. MTN will continue to invest heavily in its network in 2010, with a planned ZAR4.1 billion (USD535 million) network spend in across the year.

South Africa, MTN South Africa

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