According to a company press release, the city of Ponta Delgada, on the island of São Miguel, “has had access to the fifth generation of mobile internet since January 1st, with a free trial period running until March 31st”.

The company reveals that, during the first half of 2022, the modernisation of the MEO networks in the Azores is taking place, “with the aim of strengthening the coverage and quality of the services provided to the Azoreans”.

According to Altice, the fiber optic network will reach “a value of over 97% of population coverage and the 4G mobile network is at 97.33%, with 20 new mobile stations planned”.

“These infrastructures allow access to high-speed communications and are essential for the gradual adoption of 5G and to take advantage of new opportunities”, according to the operator.

Altice presents itself as the operator that, “historically, has invested the most in the Azores, in a clear commitment to the region in the areas of innovation, infrastructure and social responsibility”.