BUENOS AIRES Feb 21 Mobile phone company Nextel
has been authorized to provide 4G service in Argentina, becoming
the fourth provider in the market, communications regulator
Enacom said on Tuesday.
Enacom said in a statement it sought to promote more
competition for users. Movistar, Personal and Claro already
offer 4G service.
In January 2016 Cablevision, a subsidiary of media firm
Grupo Clarin, bought Nextel Communications Argentina,
the No. 4 mobile phone operator in the country with 3 percent of
Shortly after taking office center-right President Mauricio
Macri disbanded the previous regulator and established Enacom.
(Reporting by Walter Bianchi and Caroline Stauffer; Editing by