LTE in Russia: Recent Development indicators

The award of LTE-licenses to Russia’s major carriers in July 2012 promises to break the maturity of and bring new developments to the world’s six largest mobile market.

Russia: Uni-LTEd We Stand… For Now

As predicted in 4G Digest’s January 12th edition, 2011 is going to be an important year for LTE in Russia.

Russia: LTE Progress Slow

LTE progress has slowed down in Russia and it appears that comercial LTE will be available only in 2014-2015.

Yota's bumpy ride to LTE

Yota (Scartel) has disabled the first LTE network in Russia LTE, 3 days after it's launch in Kazan.

Russia Wireless Broadband Summary

Because of Russia’s lack of wireline infrastructure and its booming demand for Internet, it is often referenced by industry analysts as one of the most promising market

Yota launches LTE in Kazan, Russia

Russian operator Scartel (brand Yota) has announced that it has built 4G LTE network in Kazan.

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.

Rostelecom to launch LTE test network in August

Russian operator Rostelecom plans to launch the LTE test network in Penza by the end of August.

Yota's LTE frequencies revoked, LTE plan unchanged

Russian regulator Roskomnadzor has revoked permission to use some of the frequencies issued to Scartel (brand Yota) to build LTE network reportedly due to violation of the law, according to a repor

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

Scartel and Rostelecom allowed to build LTE on their frequencies

Russian telecommunications regulator Roskomnadzor announced that Russian Wimax operator Scartel and national operator Rostelecom can use their existing radio frequencies for deploying LTE networks.