Ar Telecom installs first base station in Porto

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Ar Telecom yesterday marked the start of its operation in Porto with the entry into operation of the first base station in the city. In a statement, the company explains that it will now proceed to the progressive extension of network coverage using TMAX technology, a wireless technology that supports the offer triple play operator.

In the area of ​​greater Porto the next areas to be covered will be Ramalde, Senhora da Hora, Paranhos, S. Mamede, Custóias and Pedrouços.

«This moment symbolizes a decisive step in the national expansion project of the most advanced digital fixed wireless network in the world and the confirmation of a bet on the capacity of innovation and technological development of a Portuguese group», underlines João Pereira Coutinho, president of the SGC group, which owns Ar Telecom.

The TMAX network, developed on a BFWA radio platform, offers voice, Internet and television in a flat rate model with prices starting from 10 euros per month, up to 55 euros and prices ranging between 2 and 10 Mbps.

The project was officially presented to the market in September last year and aims to cover the entire country in a period of five years.

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