Omnitel completes nationwide network upgrade

2 Jul 2014

Omnitel, Lithuania’s largest mobile operator by subscribers, has announced it has completed the upgrade of its wireless network under an extensive modernisation project that began in 2011. The project saw the TeliaSonera-owned company upgrade all existing 2G and 3G base stations and install an additional 686 new 3G cell sites, boosting data coverage to 99.9% of the country. The entire 3.5G network is now capable of delivering maximum download speeds of 42Mbps, while the 4G LTE footprint has also been increased and currently covers 50% of the population.

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