Personal passes one million 4G subscribers milestone

4 Nov 2015

Telecom Argentina has announced that its mobile unit, Telecom Personal, has signed up its one millionth LTE subscriber. Personal’s 4G network is currently operational in 22 cities across 16 provinces, while the company expects to cover all 23 provincial capitals (plus federal capital Buenos Aires) by the end of 2015. According to a statistical breakdown provided by Personal, 42% of its 4G customers are based in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, CABA). Further, users’ average LTE data consumption has been calculated at 1.8GB per month.

According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, Personal switched on its 2100MHz LTE networks in the cities of Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Rosario on 22 December 2014, and expects to cover around 85% of the population within two years of its launch.