MTel increases capacity to five million

5 Dec 2005

Bulgarian mobile market leader Mobiltel (MTel) has completed several upgrades to its GSM network and as a result can now support up to five million subscribers. As part of the upgrade programme MTel installed a new switching centre serving the Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse regions in North Bulgaria. Its network now has a total of seven mobile switches and nearly 3,000 base stations. At the end of September 2005 MTel had 3.33 million subscribers and a market share of around 62%.

Bulgaria, A1 Bulgaria (Mobiltel)