Mobile operator Tele2 Russia has launched LTE networks in the Kaliningrad, Kostroma and Tomsk regions. About 88 percent of the population has been covered in the Kaliningrad region; the figures total 78 percent and 70 percent, respectively, in the Kostroma and Tomsk regions.
LTE networks in Kaliningrad and Kostroma work on the 1,800 MHz spectrum band; the LTE network in Tomsk operates in two bands – 800 MHz and 1,800 MHz. When rolling out LTE networks, the operator used equipment from Nokia.
LTE services from the operator are currently available in 47 regions across the country;Tele2 Russia plans to raise the number to 50 regions by the end of the year.
This year, the operator has already rolled out and launched LTE networks in 22 regions.