Claro launches ‘4.5G’ network in Dominican Republic

20 Jul 2017

America Movil (AM) backed Claro Dominicana has announced that it has launched ‘4.5G’ technology in a total of 32 cities. The network, which aggregates 2×20MHz spectrum blocks in the 1700MHz/2100MHz AWS band, and utilises a 4×4 multiple-input, multiple-output (4×4 MIMO) configuration, is said to be capable of delivering downlink transmission speeds of up to 390Mbps to end-users. Cities covered at launch include the likes of: Santo Domingo, Santiago, La Vega, San Cristobal, San Pedro de Macoris and La Romana.

Dominican Republic, Claro Dominicana (Codetel)