Monday, July 11, 2011

Chile's Entel Deploys Dual-Carrier HSPA for 42 Mbps Peak

Chile's Entel is launching dual carrier HSPA technology for peak downstream rates of up to 42 Mbps. Ericsson is the lead supplier.

Commercially, Entel will offer plans with a maximum speed of 22 Mbps, with an average download speed of 6 Mbps, positioning the company well ahead of the game as compared to competitors.

Antonio Büchi, CEO for Entel, says: "We proudly launch DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps technology, making Entel the operator with the fastest mobile broadband in Latin America. Ericsson's technology provides Entel with a cost-effective way to secure the most advanced mobile broadband network in the country and gives our customers a true mobile broadband experience."

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