"MegaFon" launched LTE-Advanced in both Russia’s capitals

"Megafon" launched the commercial operation of LTE-Advanced mobile network standard in St. Petersburg, the representative of the operator Olesya Jaremenko said.


This is the latest version of LTE, which allows you to combine several frequency bands and to use them for high speeds data transmission. Network will operate in the 2600 MHz range, the maximum speed of Internet access will be 300 Mbit/s.


However, Russia is still quite low in the quantity of smart phones which support the new communication standard.