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Wednesday, December 14, 2005

CoTeCal starts its CDMA 450 MHz operations this week

The Cooperativa Telefónica de El Calafate (CoTeCal) will offer telecommunication services on a CDMA 450 MHz network between the International Airport in El Calafate and the Glaciar Perito Moreno, in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz. The network, supplied by the argentine company Technologies Bureau with ZTE equipments, will cover some 4,000 square kilometers and will offer fixed telephony and data. On the other hand, the Government stated that it would not grant licenses to operate on that band commercially, although assured that it would within the short term.

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