Partner Communications Company Ltd. (NASDAQ: PTNR) said it has announced the launch of 4G services for the first time in Israel.
The company now enables its customers who own handsets that support the 4G technology to benefit from advanced services based on this technology, without any additional payment until the completion of additional frequencies allocation by the Ministry of Communications. The allocation of the additional frequencies will enable the realization of the full 4G technology advantages.
In parallel to the Ministry of Communications´ Approval granted to the company, the Ministry of Communications will also allow the use of 5 MHz bandwidth frequencies in the 1800 MHz spectrum for 4G services, for two other incumbent cellular operators.
Partner Communications is a leading Israeli provider of telecommunications services under the orange brand and the 012 Smile brand. More information is at www.orange.co.il/en/Investors-Relations/lobby/.