The state Commission for radio frequencies (SCRF) has decided to allocate frequency band 453-457, 4 MHz and 463-467, 4 MHz to create communication networks LTE and its subsequent modifications within the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol city.
appropriate decision was adopted at the meeting of the SCR. The Commission adopted a decision to allocate the specified radio frequency band for LTE " specific persons ", reports news Agency.
the use of 450 MHz band for networks "4th generation" gives the possibility to supply 5-6 times a larger radius of coverage compared to the "traditional LTE-a range of" 2, 6 GHz. Thus, the use frequency of 450 MHz will allow to increase the performance coverage of networks of remote settlements in the Crimea. In the summer of 2015 SCRF instructed Roskomnadzor to evaluate current utilization of the radio spectrum in Crimea to develop proposals for the formation of lots For future auctions. As noted in the minutes of the meeting of the SCR, the available amount of spectrum limits the number of mobile operators of communication networks within the Crimean Federal district. Currently working in the Crimea "K-Telecom" (brand WIN Mobile, the successor of MTS-Ukraine), "Krymtelekom" (working on the infrastructure, "Kyivstar" ), "Simobil" (Sevastopol) and "CTC Telecom" (a brand "the Wave" ). Networking "4th generation" on the Peninsula, are poorly developed – 4G works only in Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta. In the range of 450 MHz in the RF working operator Tele2 – its Network in this band started in the Moscow region, St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region, Tver and Novgorod regions.