Russian operators form LTE test consortium

Thursday 27 January 2011 | 15:52 CET | News
Alexander Volkov is to be appointed the CEO of the consortium to be formed by Russian operators for LTE testing. Volkov earlier worked as deputy CEO of Russian mobile operator Megafon. The consortium will be formed by Russian operators MTS, Vimpelcom, Beeline and Rostelecom, reports Vedomosti. The consortium will present its conclusions to the telecommunications regulator Roskomnadzor by 1 July, recommending frequencies for LTE in Russia. The government expects that LTE frequencies should be sufficient for five operators.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MegaFon / MTS / Rostelecom / Vimpelcom
Countries: Russian Federation
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