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4G roundup: Digicel El Salvador, ETB Colombia, Telefónica Argentina

Bnamericas Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
4G roundup: Digicel El Salvador, ETB Colombia, Telefónica Argentina

Digicel El Salvador announced the expansion of its 4G network, offering faster services around the country.

According to Celeo Arias, Digicel El Salvador CEO, the company invested US$60mn in expanding its network.

"The 4G deployment will ease the development of other services, such as expanding our corporate services in connectivity, cloud solution and hosting," Arias said.


ETB's 4G network reached Medellín through plans with social media access, including Facebook, Spotify Premium and Whatsapp.

The network is nationwide and offers a range of personal and corporate plans, starting at 30,000 Colombian pesos (US$10) a month.


Telefónica Argentina launched 4G services in Tandil through its local brand Movistar.

Telefónica invested 45mn pesos (US$4.8mn) in the city, of which 13.6mn pesos is for network deployment. The 4G network will exist alongside 3G and 2G.

The operator also announced the launch of a customer center, in which the company invested 2.5mn pesos.

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