Press Release

Claro connects El Chaltén with mobile internet

Bnamericas Published: Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Claro press release

This is an automated translation of the original press release issued in Spanish

Buenos Aires, December 2022.- As part of its permanent expansion strategy throughout the country, Claro makes mobile internet available in El Chaltén, providing 3G and 4G services in the municipality located in the province of Santa Cruz.

Thanks to the infrastructure provided by Claro, the inhabitants of this city can use data networks, surf the Internet, make use of social networks, carry out financial transactions, study or work online through their mobile devices. Until now, users in the area only had 2G services.

To provide connectivity, Claro installed state-of-the-art equipment capable of providing service in all technologies, through satellite transmission, which gives access to the entire population of this Patagonian region.

The installation of the site was carried out in agreement with the company Site, locating a 13-meter-high structure on the property of the COTECAL cooperative, allowing coverage of the entire area with minimal visual impact.

"Our company, thanks to a great job and commitment to customers, was able to take this important step of being the first to bring 3G and 4G connectivity closer so that users in El Chaltén have better communication, transforming their experience with fundamental connections. for the evolution of everyday life. In this way, Claro continues to provide quality services throughout the country," remarked Julio Porras, CEO of Claro Argentina, who also highlighted that mobile internet speeds can average 10 Mb/s, and exceed 20 Mb/s. s.

El Chaltén, known as the National Capital of Trekking, is located in the center west of Santa Cruz, at the foot of Mount Fitz Roy, 213 kilometers from Calafate and 455 from Río Gallegos. It is a town of around 2,300 inhabitants, which receives tourists from all over the world, who enjoy its mountain landscapes, gastronomy and outdoor activities.

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