Unicom to roll out HSPA+ in 56 cities

29 Mar 2011

China Unicom will launch High Speed Packet Access (HSPA+) services offering download speeds of up to 21Mbps in 56 cities by 17 May, according to a report carried by, which cites chairman Chang Xiaobing. According to Chang, the cellco will also speed up the deployment of fibre-optic networks.

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