MTS Awarded LTE License
OREANDA-NEWS. February 3, 2012. Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (“M” – NYSE: MBT), the leading telecommunications provider in
The Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor) has granted MTS a license to provide wireless telecommunications services in the LTE TDD (time-division duplexing) standard in the 2595–2620 MHz range. MTS is required to launch the LTE network before December 29, 2013. The license is valid till December 29, 2016.
Andrei Ushatskiy, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of MTS, commented, “The LTE license is an important step forward in the advancement of next generation networks in Russia. In late 2011, MTS completed its network modernization in