Tele2 expands 4G footprint in capital

21 Jan 2015

Swedish-backed cellco Tele2 has spent EUR700,000 (USD810,754) on the construction of 57 new 4G and 3G base transceiver stations (BTS) in Riga to meet its customers’ growing demand for data. Tele2 plans to increase its Long Term Evolution (LTE) coverage to 90% of the population by the end of the year. To that end, in addition to the 57 new sites in Riga, Tele2 has installed ten new base stations in Babite, Baltezera, Cekule, Garkalne, Jaunmarupe, Kalngale, Stopinos, Upesciema and Vangazos. According to TeleGeogrpaphy’s GlobalComms Database, Tele2’s 2G network covers 99% of the population, whilst its dual carrier (DC)-HSPA+ upgraded 3G network is available to 95% of Latvians.

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