South Africa's Vodacom seeks to double 3G base stations.

By bne IntelliNews April 5, 2011
South Africa's largest mobile phone operator Vodacom plans to more than double its 3G stations in the country, the BusinessLIVE news portal reported. We are going to more than double the number of Vodacom 3G base stations in the country, which will take connectivity to more people than ever before, Vodacom CEO, Pieter Uys, was quoted as saying. The company currently has more than 4,300 3G sites in South Africa, half of which are 21 Mbps enabled and just under 1,000 of which are enabled for 42 Mbps sites, the portal said.

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