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Ancel subscribers top 1.5 million (Uruguay)

Uruguayan state-owned telecoms operator Antel has announced its mobile unit Ancel has reached 1.5 million subscribers. Ancel is closing the gap between itself and rival cellco America Movil-owned Claro Uruguay, which had 1.459 million wireless subscribers at 31 March 2009. Ancel launched a GSM-1800 network including GPRS in Montevideo April 2004, with an EDGE upgrade initiated in the following October. Ancel first trialled 3G services in September 2005, in partnership with Chinese vendor Huawei. 3.5G services were launched in July 2007 in Montevideo and a year later its 3G network was available nationwide. Ancel plans to invest USD81 million in 2009, mainly to expand its GSM and 3G coverage.

Wireless Industry News

May 15, 2009 at 23:08 Leave a comment

Ancel’s wireless subscribers close to 1.5m (Uruguay)

BNamericas reports that Ancel, the Uruguayan mobile arm of state-owned telco Antel will soon boast 1.5 million wireless subscribers, up from 1.24 million at the end of September 2008. Ancel plans to expand its GSM and 3G coverage by investing USD81 million in its networks.  Ancel is the country’s second largest wireless operator by subscribers, behind Movistar but ahead of third placed Claro.

Wireless Industry News

January 7, 2009 at 15:08 Leave a comment


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