MagtiCom switches on LTE-A network

6 Jun 2016

Georgian telecoms operator MagtiCom has announced the commercial launch of the country’s first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network. Last month the company secured mobile spectrum in the 800MHz band from the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC), paying GEL25.391 million (USD11.8 million). MagtiCom has combined the new frequencies with its existing 1800MHz spectrum to launch an LTE-A network, which it says supports maximum down/upload speeds of up to 185Mbps/75Mbps. Although coverage details have yet to be announced, the operator states that the rollout of its LTE-A network has increased its total number of 2G/3G/4G base stations to 4,493 across the country.

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