Telecom Italia to Launch LTE Services on 7 November

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Telecom Italia has announced that  Telecom Italia Mobile is launching new ultra-broadband services using LTE technology on 7 November. Operator has begun network rollout in Rome, Milan, Turin and Naples. By the end of the year new LTE services will be rolled out to more than 20 cities, and then to the rest of Italy.

New USB modems and tablets equipped with LTE technology, bundled with special data packages, will go on sale in four Italian cities from 7 November: Rome, Milan, Turin and Naples.

Telecom Italia invested €1.2 billion to acquire 800, 1800 and 2600 MHz frequencies to build increasingly modern networks. Operator began developing its new ultra-broadband network in late 2009 and undertook a series of public field trials, in Italy’s main cities at the start of this year.

The “ULTRA Internet” package for consumers initially covers websurfing via tablets and PCs via USB modem. A business customer offering will soon be launched. Operator will start selling new 4G packages from 7 November as followings

  • ULTRA INTERNET PACK 4G - USB modem and internet for one year bundle (max. 20 GB/month), Price: €349
  • TUTTO TABLET ULTRA 4G - Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and internet bundle (max. 20 GB/month), Price: €45/month for 30 months
  • TUTTO INTERNET ULTRA 4G - USB modem and internet bundle (max. 20 GB/month), Price: €34/month for 24 months
  • INTERNET 4G – Internet without a bundled device (max. 20 GB/month), Price: €35/month

At a later date, smartphone ultra-broadband packages will be rolled out alongside the USB modem and tablet products.

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