Prip! Nextel Argentina Plans Buenos Aires Network Expansion

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, technology, us companies

Nextel Argentina, whose 1998 iDEN-enabled phone launch was a game-changer in the BA cellular arena, is launching an ambitious expansion into the Province of Buenos Aires. The company just announced plans to invest $262 million pesos ($67.6 million USD) this year in order to extend Nextel service to the cities of Tandil, Balcarce, Azul and Olavarra. While Balcarce joined the …