Tele2 Latvia performs video call on 5G network

Wednesday 14 August 2019 | 20:31 CET | News

Mobile operator Tele2 Latvia has performed a video call on the 5G network, which it said was the first one of this type in the country. During the connection, the speed exceeded 1 Gbps, and the average speed exceeded 750 Mbps. Tele2's 5G network of the operator is available in the Mukusalas business centre in Riga.   

According to data from SPRK, the national regulator of public services Tele2 Latvia offers the highest broadband speed on its LTE network in the country, at an average of 45.68 Mbps. The maximum speed has reached 123.85 Mbps. 

Tele2 Latvia plans to start selling the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G smartphone in its shops at the end of August. The price of the device will be EUR 999.

The operator deployed the first 5G base station in the city of Riga, in the area of the Mukusalas business centre in July, in cooperation with Nokia. The base station is fully integrated with the operator's network.

The operator expects to launch several more 5G base stations throughout Latvia by the end of the year. Tele2 acquired 100 MHz in the 3.5 GHz band in a tender process held by SPRK in 2018.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei / Tele2 Latvia
Countries: Latvia
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