MegaFon announced an increase in the speed of the mobile Internet 3G/4G in Moscow and 26 districts of the Moscow region. This became possible due to commissioning of 200 new base stations. And in the most affected range of the 4G network on 1800 MHz.
Only last month the company put into operation about 120 new base stations of standard LTE-1800, said the infrastructure Director of the Metropolitan branch of MegaFon Evgeny Novoselov. LTE 1800 has a wide coverage and more stable for calls and Internet usage in the room. Moreover, at this frequency the network runs 4G on the iPhone 5, 5s and Micromax Canvas Pace Q415 LTE, which are among the most common smartphones supporting LTE-1800 in Moscow and Moscow region.
Last month MegaFon improved the coverage of the LTE network in the resurrection, Dmitrov, Istra, Kashira, Klin, Kolomna, Lotoshinsky, Lyubertsy, Mozhaisk, Naro-Fominsk, Noginsk, Odintsovo, Orekhovo-Zuevo, Podolsk, Kurskaya, Ramensky, Ruzsky, Sergiev Posad, Serpukhov, Solnechnogorsk, Stupino, Chekhov and Shatura districts and in urban districts Balashikha, Domodedovo and Khimki. And in Moscow the optimization covered all the administrative districts and four settlements: Sosensky Rogovskoye, Vnukovo and Ryazanovskoe.
By the end of 2016, the Moscow network “the Megaphone” has more than 30,000 base stations.
“Just at the end of 2016, the Moscow network “the Megaphone” has more than 30,000 stations of all standards, about 8,000 of which support the fastest mobile 4G Internet. The total volume of traffic on our network grew by 40% in comparison with the previous year, adds Evgeny Novoselov. — Construction and modernization of the network will continue this year.”
According to “MegaFon”, the total volume of traffic in the operator’s network increased by 40% compared to the previous year.