Yota Switches on LTE Network in Moscow, Sochi

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Russian operator Yota (Scartel) has switched on commercial LTE network in Moscow last week. At the same time operator switched off WiMax network in capital, reports RIA Novosti.

Operator also launched its LTE network in Sochi in same week. Yota now plans to activate LTE network in Samara on May 23.

According to Huawei, It supplies YOTA Networks in capital with end-to-end SingleRAN LTE/EPC solution and built the commercial LTE network on 2.6GHz. The solution provides downlink peak rate of up to 70Mbps and 140Mbps depending on the capacity of the radio channel (10 or 20 MHz). 

The launch was preceded by all-round testing at April - May 2012 showed stable features and high availability of the operator’s network.

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