07-15-2010, 06:35 PM
| | Re: Optus to expand its 3G network into more regional areas
Mike Rofone wrote:
> The article says that Optus will be installing towers that will
> operate on the 2100 meg band.
> Optus' rural 3G network is 900 megs. Why isn't it expanding that
> particular service? Or is it trying to capture more of the market
> which have phones that only work on the 2100 meg range?
Yes, it should be obvious that that last is the reason they are doing that.
> If this is the case, aren't all of the newer phones that
> Optus sells operating on the 900 and 2100 meg bands?
> ie. only older ones operate on the 2100 meg band in 3G mode only?
Its not surprising that they sell those. There are a lot more than what they sell available tho.