Laotian mobile network operator Unitel, which is a joint venture between state-owned Lao Asia Telecommunication State Enterprise (51%) and Vietnam-based Viettel Group (49%), has reportedly inaugurated a 4G network. According to Vietnamnet, the cellco is initially offering access to its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in the capital Vientiane, as well as a number of other major cities and provinces, including Savannakhet, Luang Prabang and Champasak. Looking ahead, meanwhile, Unitel plans to expand to other localities, although details of the specific locations to be covered were not revealed.
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