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Aliant spending $70 million to expand PCS network in Atlantic Canada

News | 05/28/2001 4:00 am EDT

Aliant Telecom Wireless hopes to conquer one of the last frontiers of analog cellular with an aggressive campaign designed to increase digital subscriber levels in Atlantic Canada from 17-34 per cent this year, and to as high as 40 per cent of the population by 2003. Earlier this month, the mobility division unveiled plans to spend $70 million to expand and improve PCS coverage throughout the Maritimes – a move the company’s president says will ensure the network can meet consumer demand for PCS and the new features that come with a digital service.

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