PSRC awards additional 3G frequencies to Orange Armenia to expand network coverage

6 Dec 2013

Armenia’s telecoms regulator the Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC) has awarded domestic mobile operator Orange Armenia additional radio frequencies to support its rollout of 3G services across the country. Arka news reports that the PSRC has awarded the cellco ten-year licences in the frequency bands 11095MHz-11135MHz/11585MHz-11625MHz, 18250MHz-18635MHz/19260MHz-19645MHz, 37128MHz-37324MHz, and parts of the 38388MHz-38584MHz band. The licences expire on 19 November 2013 and cover areas of the capital Yervan, as well as key districts in the municipalities of Ararat, Gegharkunik Lori, Kotayk, Syunik and Tavush. It is understood the authorisations also cover six village districts on the borders, not presently covered by any Armenian cellco.