Orange launches 4G LTE in Cahul

17 Jul 2013

Moldova’s leading mobile operator Orange Moldova has expanded its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to include the town of Cahul in southern Moldova, the third urban area to benefit from 4G wireless services. According to a press release, Cahul’s residential and business population, comprising of 39,400 inhabitants, will have access to theoretical mobile download speeds of up to 100Mbps. As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, Orange Moldova was the country’s first operator to launch commercial LTE services in Chisinau in November 2012, a week after receiving its licence to use the technology. Subsequently, in May 2013 ‘the northern capital’ Balti became the second urban area with LTE coverage. At end-March 2013 the company had a total of 2.5 million mobile subscribers and dominated the wireless market with a 60.5% share of the users.

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