TELE Greenland launches 3G in Qaanaaq and Ittoqqortoormiit

3 Sep 2013

State-owned TELE Greenland, the country’s sole telecoms provider, has announced the launch of 3G services in the towns of Qaanaaq and Ittoqqortoormiit, located in the Qaasuitsup and Sermersooq municipalities, respectively. According to a company press release, the transmission is achieved via a satellite link, and the network is able to deliver download speeds of up to 2Mbps. The company also announced plans to launch 3G services in the towns of Tasiilaq and Kulusuk in south-eastern Greenland on 1 October, thus extending its 3G footprint to all settlements in Greenland.

As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, TELE Greenland first introduced 3G services to Nuuk 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, Uummannaq, Qeqertarssuaq and Kangaatsiaq.

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