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Microcell and Inukshuk Internet ready for major network builds this year

News | 02/19/2001 5:00 am EST

Microcell Telecommunications Inc’s plan to spend $375 million and increase capacity by about 25 per cent constitutes the single largest network expansion since the company’s initial build out. Speaking to investors on Feb. 13, president and CEO André Tremblay explained that an investment of this scale will enable the Montreal-based company to add about 300 to 350 cell sites. By 2002, Microcell hopes to have between 1400 and 1500 cell sites covering 63 per cent of the country’s population.

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