State-owned TELE Greenland, the country’s sole telecom provider, has announced the launch of 3G services in the cities of Qeqertarssuaq and Kangaatsiaq, and plans to deploy additional 3G networks in the satellite cities of Qaanaaq, Ittoqqortoormiit, Tasiilaq and Kulusuk by the end of 2013. According to a company press release, all eligible subscribers in Qeqertarssuaq and Kangaatsiaq can upgrade to the service at no extra charge until 15 July 2013, thus benefiting from download speeds of 7.2Mbps. The company first introduced 3G services to Nuuk centre in August 2012, and since then coverage has been extended to the cities of Aasiaat Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Maniitsoq, Nanortalik, Narsaq, Narsarsuaq Nuuk, Paamiut, Qaqortoq, Qasigiannguit, Qassiarsuk, Sisimiut, Upernavik and Uummannaq.
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