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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