Norwegian telecom operator Telenor has said that it will launch 4G services in 5-8 cities in India within the next 6 months, reports the Times of India. The announcement came at the Mobile World Congress where the company said it was already in talks with other operators to increase its spectrum holding through trading. The report mentions that the company has already launched 4G network last week in Varanasi, on a very narrow band of 1.4 MHz. Depending on the outcome of this project, 4G services will be extended to other cities. Note that earlier this month Telenor reported that its active internet subscriber base stood at 26.3% of its connections for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 (Q4 2015). The company reported a total connection base of 42.6 million for the quarter, translating to an internet subscriber base on…
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