Claro Puerto Rico expands LTE to nine new areas

10 Dec 2013

America Movil subsidiary Claro Puerto Rico announced on its website the expansion of its 4G LTE network to nine additional towns. The latest towns to receive LTE coverage are: Cayey, Ceiba, Hatillo, Guayama, Rincon, Rio Grande, Patillas, Vega Alta and Vega Baja. These areas join Claro’s existing 4G footprint on the island which includes: Aguada, Anasco, Arecibo, Barceloneta, Fajardo, Humacao, Juncos, Manati, San Lorenzo, San Juan (metropolitan and surrounding areas), Ponce, Mayaguez and Caguas. The release noted that Claro had expanded the network – promising theoretical peak speeds of 50Mbps – to a total of 18 additional settlements in seven weeks, and said it was committed to steadily roll out LTE to ‘every corner of the island’.