3G Goes to Tahiti

VoicenData Bureau
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The new operator, MARA Telecom has signed an agreement with Nokia Siemens

Networks to design, build, and operate a complete greenfield mobile network in

order to offer high-end 3G services in the French Polynesia. Within three years,

the project is expected to serve up to 100,000 subscribers in the main islands

of the French Polynesia. MARA Telecom aims to be commercially operational by

December 2008 with high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) functionality,

providing the end users with an unrivaled mobile connection speed to the

Internet and services.