Vodafone Ukraine passes 62% LTE coverage

22 Oct 2019

Vodafone Ukraine – a subsidiary of Russia’s Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) – reports on its website that its has expanded 4G LTE mobile network coverage across 70 settlements in 20 Ukrainian regions this autumn, reaching a further 220,000 people. The latest expansion brings the cellco’s LTE footprint to around 4,100 settlements in total, reaching over 62% of the population with a presence in all 25 regions (24 oblasts plus metropolitan Kiev).

TeleGeography notes that Vodafone Ukraine is trailing its two main rivals regarding LTE population coverage: Ukraine’s largest operator in terms of subscribers Kyivstar reached a 70% 4G footprint this month, whilst smaller competitor Lifecell claimed a figure of around 67%. All three providers launched LTE-2600 services at the end of March 2018 and LTE-1800 networks at the start of July that year.

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