Personal extends 4G network to Mar del Plata, Pinamar; claims 200,000 LTE users

7 Jan 2015

Argentinian mobile operator Telecom Personal has announced that it has switched on its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in two new cities, Mar del Plata and Pinamar, taking the total number of locations served to five. The operator notes that it now has 141 4G base transceiver stations (BTS) in service, up from 84 at launch. Going forward, Personal expects to have 200 LTE towers active by the end of 1Q15, with the network going on to cover 85% of the population within two years. As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, Personal announced that it had switched on its LTE networks in the cities of Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Rosario on 22 December 2014. The cellco has already signed up 200,000 LTE users across its three launch markets.

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