Swedish-owned cellco Tele2 Latvia has unveiled plans to invest EUR12.5 million (USD14.3 million) in mobile network infrastructure in 2022. The investment will cover the modernisation of its core and RAN networks as well as the installation of new base stations. As part of the modernisation programme, the company is planning to connect its mobile sites in Jelgava to fibre to boost 4G network capacity in the city. In addition, the company will install ‘several hundred’ 5G base stations throughout the country. Commenting on the plans, Technical Director Liga Krumina said: ‘During this year, the hardware will be replaced with newer and more powerful equipment for Tele2 mobile base stations, which will allow providing additional capacity’.