Romania's Cosmote has announced the commercial launch of its 3G network. The 3G services are available in 11 cities of the country: Bucharest, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca,Timisoara, Constanta, Galati, Craiova, Brasov, Moinesti, Oltenita, Orastie, plus almost 300 localities.
Covering almost 58% of the population, the 3G network offers Internet access with speeds of up to 21.6 Mbps. In addition to 3G, Cosmote offers mobile internet services with speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps on its existing CDMA network.
Also, recently the company upgraded its existing GPRS data network to EDGE.
Upon the 3G mobile broadband services launch by Cosmote Romania, company CEO, Mr Stefanos Theocharopoulos, commented: "We are very pleased to offer 3G services to our customers. Mobile broadband is already demonstrating its enormous market potential and Cosmote is fast establishing its position as a strong player in Romania. Through faster data speeds, a high quality network fully aligned to all communication needs and best traffic volume at the most advantageous tariff plans, Mobile Internet users can now enjoy the Cosmote 3G experience. This is another step forward in our development plans that confirms our promise to keep offering relevant propositions to our customers".
Source: Cellular News