TIM Participações SA is a company controlled by TIM Brasil Serviços e Participações SA, a subsidiary of the Telecom Italia group. TIM Celular S.A., a subsidiary of the group has provided cellular services throughout Brazil since 1998. TIM Participações is a publicly traded company with shares listed on the São Paulo Stock Exchange (BM & FBOVESPA) and American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
The company operates conventional 900/1800 MHz 2G GSM services, along with 3G UMTS services over B1 (2100 MHz) and B5 (850 MHz) since April 2008. In 2014 TIM launched additional 3G services over the B8 (900 MHz) band to improve congestion in metropolitan areas. TIM initially launched 4G LTE services over B7 (2600 MHz) in April 2013, adding B3 (1800 MHz) in January 2015. After 700 MHz spectrum auction in August 2014 where TIM secured a 10 MHz paired allotment of spectrum, the company launched 3C LTE-A services in June 2016 carrier aggregating B3, B7, with its new B28 (700 MHz) band.
Tests performed in conjunction with Ericsson in October 2015 demonstrated TIM's 3C LTE-A network was able to provide 260 Mbps peak DL data rates.
TIM Brasil completed the deployment of a national LTE Cat-NB1 (NB-IoT) service in June 2018.
3G UMTS Network Information
Details on UMTS network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.
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4G LTE Network Information
Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.
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