Tele2 Russia has announced commercial launches of 3G networks in Omsk Oblast and Kemerovo Oblast, both of which are situated in south-western Siberia. Locations in Omsk that have been granted coverage include: Novomoskovka, Rostovka, Druzhino, Goryachiy Klyuch, Vkhodnoy, Luzino, Novoomskiy, Troitskoye, Tara, Isilkul and Kalachinsk. Meanwhile, a handful of locations in Kemerovo have seen 3G technology introduced, including: Kemerovo City, Novokuznetsk, Kiselevsk, Prokopyevsk and Topki.
The dual launch means that Tele2’s 3G networks are now available a total of 17 regions, namely: Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Tambov, Nizhniy Novgorod, Kaliningrad, Voronezh, Murmansk, Smolensk, the Republic of Komi, Rostov-on-Don, Belgorod, Lipetsk, Izhevsk and Vologda, Omsk and Kemerovo. In addition, 1800MHz 4G technology is currently available in Tula.