Russia Awards LTE Spectrum Licenses to Four Operators

4G LTE

Russia has awarded 4G frequencies to four telecom operators, Reuters reported today. The four operators are VimpelCom, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Rostelecom and MegaFon. Other bidders that participated in the spectrum auction, included TTK, Summa Telecom and Tele2 Russia.

Megafon Begins LTE Service in Novosibirsk

Megafon

Russian telecom operator MegaFon launched LTE Network today in Novosibirsk, Russia. In the nearest future, the Company plans to deploy 4G networks in Moscow, Sochi, Krasnodar and other Russian cities. 

MegaFon customers to enjoy enhanced mobile services

Moscow, Russia – January 11, 2012: Operator selects Nokia Siemens Networks to improve network performance, energy efficiency and prepare for LTE

Russia’s Yota and MegaFon sign deal on LTE network development

Russian mobile operators Yota and MegaFon have signed an agreement on joint development of 4G LTE network.

Russia tunes in to LTE

Moscow, Russian Federation – September 22, 2010 - MegaFon, Nokia Siemens Networks conducted next generation mobile broadband (4G) data call during the IX International Investment Forum Sochi 2

MegaFon and Rostelecom test LTE in Sochi

Russian operators MegaFon and Rostelecom have successfully tested LTE network in Sochi.

MegaFon and Rostelecom test LTE

MegaFon and Rostelecom have successfully tested their Fourth Generation LTE network close to the major Sochi 2014 site, Roza Khutor.

MegaFon seeks LTE tests in 2010

Russian operator MegaFon plans to start LTE tests in Kazan, Russia this year. It will be the second after another operator Scartel, which will test in Kazan.

Top 3 Russian mobile operators seek transparent 4G spectrum allocation

Russia's top three mobile operators MTS, MegaFon & VimpelCom  have asked the Communications Ministry not to allow the distribution of LTE-frequency on non-competitive basis as companies mi

Russian cellco MegaFon waits for LTE license

Russian operator MegaFon could get the frequency license for LTE soon.