MegaFon claims Russia’s largest LTE-A footprint

5 Jan 2018

MegaFon, Russia’s second largest mobile operator by subscribers, has confirmed that its LTE-A network now covers 38 regions, following its activation in Siberia. The cellco claims that this latest deployment means that it now has the largest LTE-A footprint in Russia, with coverage of destinations such as Moscow, St Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, Perm and Chelyabinsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Omsk, Primorye and Southern Sakhalin. In total MegaFon operates 60,000 LTE base transceiver stations (BTS), and served 14.2 million LTE users as of 30 September 2017.

Russia, MegaFon