ICE gets green light for 4G

4 Nov 2013

Costa Rica’s high court has rejected an injunction filed by Spanish-backed wireless operator Movistar against the launch of commercial 4G services by ICE Celular, which offers wireless services under the ‘Kolbi’ brand. TeleSemana writes that Movistar argued that the 2600MHz band frequencies used by Kolbi for its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network had not been assigned for mobile services in the National Plan for Allocation of Frequencies. The cellco claimed that under the current legal framework, its concession to operate telecommunications services allowed it to utilise the spectrum. Kolbi is planning to move ahead with a full commercial launch of 4G services, but has not given a timeline for the activation.

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