3 Denmark plans 4G switch-on

Danish cellular operator 3 Denmark has revealed that it plans to switch on its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network on 28  September. The firm will at the same time begin selling the new iPhone 5 handset. At launch, 3 Denmark’s 1800MHz and 2600           MHz LTE networks will cover 37% of the population, with coverage increasing to 50% by the end of the year. 3 Denmark is the operating brand of Hi3G Access Denmark, which is 60%-owned by Hong Kong-based telco Hutchison Whampoa and 40% by       Sweden’s Investor Group. It launched its 3G services in 2003 and claimed 829,000 subscribers and a 10.3% market share at                the end of June 2012.

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