Omnitel launches LTE-A in five cities

6 Jan 2015

Lithuanian mobile operator Omnitel has announced that it began offering LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) services to customers in the country’s five largest cities – Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai and Panevezys – last month. The TeliaSonera-owned company also revealed that its 4G LTE network is now available to 80% of the country’s population. In 2015 Omnitel plans to further extend LTE coverage to less populated areas using spectrum in the 800MHz band, while also rolling out LTE-A to new locations.

As previously reported by CommsUpdate, Omnitel launched commercial LTE mobile broadband services in the downtown areas of Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai and Panevezys in April 2011, before gradually expanding the network to over 50 of the country’s largest towns and cities. In March 2014 the firm began offering 4G services for smartphone users, and the following November it carried out tests of LTE-A technology in cooperation with Huawei Technologies.

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