On the southern coast of the Crimea on Wednesday launched the commercial operation of the mobile communications network operating in the standard of the 3rd (3G) and 4th (LTE) generations, informs a press-service of the Ministry.
Modern mobile phones became available to residents and visitors for more than 30 resorts and settlements of the Republic, notified on the Internet office of the Ministry.
"More travelers associate the quality of the stay, With the possibility to use cellular phones and the services of access to the world wide web, for this reason, the priority For us was to provide the resort area of the Crimea modern communication. This task is successful, the network works", - has told the Deputy Minister of communications and mass communications of Russia Dmitry Alkhazov in the process launch in Alushta. When connecting a 3G network and LTE subscribers have the opportunity to use high-speed access to the Internet. For the network of the 3rd generation the speed of access is more than 2 Mbps For the network of the 4th generation - 30 Mbps Service modern communications became available to residents of Yalta, including suburban towns, and the inhabitants of the popular resort towns and villages of the southern coast of Crimea: Alupka, Alushta, Grape, Sunrise, Gaspra, Blue Bay, Mountain, Gurzuf, Crimea, Koreiz, Kuybyshevo, Kurpaty, Livadia, Malorechenskoye, Malyy Mayak, Massandra, Marine, Nikita, landslide, Oreanda, welcome, Park, Privetnoye, Fishing, Simeiz, Soviet, Solnechnogorsk, Sudak, Feodosiya, Foros. Ukrainian mobile operator Intertelecom has stopped working within the Crimea on 16 may 2015 due to issues With obtaining permissions for use of frequencies in accordance With the laws of Russia. Since then, in the Crimea there is only one local mobile operator – "K-Telecom" operating under the brand of WIN-mobile, and Russian operators Crimeans service connection and mobile Internet roaming tariffs. In Crimea on March 16 was held the referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.