Russia tests 5G connection in Moscow pilot area
Russian GSM operator Tele2 Russia has started to offer 5G service in a pilot region designated in Moscow within the scope of the partnership agreement signed with Ericsson at Mobile World Congress.
Tele2 Russia, the GSM operator in Russia, started to offer 5G service on Tverskaya Street in Moscow as a result of its partnership with Ericsson.
Virtual reality and smart building applications and other examples will be exhibited on the street chosen as a pilot region to introduce the opportunities offered by 5G. The pilot 5G in the region operates in the 28 GHz band.
As a result of the agreement signed by Tele2 and Ericsson at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, more than 50 thousand base stations will be established in different regions of Russia in the next 5 years.
5G service in 10 cities in 2024
Speaking within the scope of the pilot application, Tele2 Russia CEO Sergey Emdin said: As a result of our tests and tests, 5G technology is now available to a commercial operator. In the near future, the Muscovites will be able to experience the innovations that 5G will add to their daily lives.
According to information shared by Russia Today, 5G networks will be activated in five cities by 2022. When the calendars show the year 2024, it is stated that this number will increase to 10.