Almost simultaneously two cellular operator in Russia from among the market leaders released a report about the quantitative growth of their networks base stations. According to Roskomnadzor, in June of this year, Tele2 has demonstrated the highest among all Russian operators of the growth rate of the number of base stations 3G (+28.6%) and 4G (+27,3%).
Tele2 claims that in June 2015, she received more than 9,000 reports on the installation of its base stations. “The same was granted collectively to all other operators in the country,” the company said.
The company also notes that the review body noted Tele2 has the least amount of violations on the results of radio monitoring is only 1.4% of the total number of unauthorised use of radio-electronic means (RECs) identified in Russia.
In the first half of 2015 Tele2 continued its project for the construction of 3G and 4G networks. “The launch of networks of the third and fourth generation became possible thanks to the creation of the Federal mobile operator on the basis of Tele2 and mobile assets of Rostelecom”, — the company.
In Tele2 note that in January-July of 2015, the company has launched new 3G and 4G networks, as well as updated existing ones. In the first half of 2015, the high-speed mobile Internet available to customers of Tele2 operator in 43 regions of the Russian Federation.
Currently, Tele2 is preparing to launch a mobile phone network in Moscow. The company has already completed the construction of a network of aggregation in the region and continues to work on the creation of a transport network.
The operator declares that he weekly builds over a hundred base stations in Moscow and the Moscow region. Today, Tele2, according to her statements, we have already covered the territory, which is home to more than 70% of the population of the capital, and 55% of the Moscow region, including the cities of Odintsovo, Podolsk, Khimki, Mytishchi, Rail, Lyubertsy, Prominent, Reutov, Queens, Dolgoprudny, Krasnogorsk.
New stations MTS
MTS reported that in the first half of 2015, she has built 9 160 new base stations on the whole territory of Russia — 40% more than the same period last year. The operator believes that through these efforts it increases to its customers the availability of mobile Internet and stimulates its consumption.
More than half (about 4 830) base stations were built in the LTE standard (“fourth generation”), and 2 490 stations or 27% in the standard third generation (DC-HSDPA+). Thus, the share of 4G and 3G stations increased to 53%.
MTS announces that for the six months of 2015, mobile data traffic in the networks of MTS in Russia grew by 68% compared with the same period last year. The most active mobile Internet was used by the subscribers in the Moscow region, southern Russia and the Volga region, where the growth rate of monthly traffic consumption in annual terms amounted to, respectively, 75%, 59% and 47%. For the whole of 2014, mobile Internet traffic in the networks of MTS in Russia increased by 1.7 times.
“In the first half during the construction of LTE networks, we placed particular emphasis on technacally networks, running more than half built base stations for LTE in the 1800 MHz band, — speak in the company. — New equipment allows us to quickly tap the LTE-Advanced technology; today, about 18% of all base stations “fourth generation” work on this technology.”
In the first half of 2015 MTS installed in public places across the country over 550 base stations. In the same period last year indoors has installed more than 200 base stations, for the whole of 2014 — more than 730, says the company.
MTS provides single-band LTE peak speeds up to 75 Mbps, and when the aggregation of the two carrier frequencies of 1800 MHZ and 2600 MHz burst rate up to 150 Mbps, and in some places — up to 187 Mbps. More than 81% of the stations MTS 3G provide the data transfer rate to a record for this standard, 42 Mbit/s. Other stations “third generation” work on HSPA+ technology with speeds of up to 21 Mbps.