Regulator plans 3G launch for 2004

21 Nov 2003

Portugal’s telecoms regulator has announced that it expects to see 3G services take off in the country in 2004, announcing plans for a trial service to be initiated in January and commercial launch planned for June. The country’s three 3G operators – TMN, Optimus and Vodafone Telecel – however, have expressed doubts over whether they will meet the proposals, claiming that a lack of equipment has prevented them from progressing with the development of the technology.



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