Claro announces first 4.5G network in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO. The telecommunications company Claro announced a new technological stage with the first 4.5G mobile network in the country.

The vice president of Engineering and Operations of Claro, Juan Pablo Romero, said that the network required a transformation that forms the basis for the new generation 5G, and that currently covers 72% of the population with this service.

He explained that the 2X2 MIMO network becomes 4X4, which allows up to four times the current speed and capacity offered to the customer. The technical changes allow a handling of 33% more information, a greater number of cell cells connected through fiber optics that has improved transmission levels.

He also said that there is better coverage in closed spaces and in more areas of the country, among several of the advantages offered by the 4.5G network.

"You can go to Bávaro, Montecristi and enjoy this speed," Romero said.

During the launch, he assured that this technology opens the way for the development and commercialization of intelligent products and solutions that will allow more security, comfort and productivity, which will generate a better quality of life and productive development.

For his part, the Director of Marketing and Communications, Omar Acosta, added to the announcement that with this advance the company is keeping pace with the global trends in new technologies.

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