Tigo Paraguay launches 4G LTE

Tigo Paraguay (Millicom) launched LTE services in 20 cities on 7 April, as planned. The 4G network is now available in selected areas of Asuncion, Caacupe, Caaguazu, Ciudad del Este, Concepcion, Coronel Oviedo, Encarnacion, Fernando de la Mora, Hernandarias, Lambare, Luque, Pedro Juan Caballero, Presidente Franco, Saltos del Guaira, San Bernardino, San Estanislao, San Lorenzo, Santa Rita, Villarrica and Pilar. The operator plans its 4G LTE to achieve 40% population coverage by the end of 2016, growing to 66% by 2020.

The other telco in the market, Claro, is expected to launch its 4G LTE network by August 2016.