Millicom International Cellular, the mobile carrier headquartered in Luxembourg, has launched 3G services in Guatemala, Honduras and, Bolivia. The launches in Paraguay, El Salvador and Colombia will follow today, tomorrow and before the end of this year respectively, completing the roll-out of 3G across all six of its markets in Latin America.

Millicom says that it is providing the full portfolio of 3G services including high speed mobile broadband, internet access for mobile customers via laptop, TV on mobile handsets, music and video downloads and video calling.

Marc Beuls, President and CEO of Millicom commented; “The launch of 3G services in Latin America is the first step in the process of meeting the needs of our higher ARPU customers for broadband services. Broadband is expected to be a significant growth segment in these markets and one which we expect will be an important driver to our businesses going forward.”