The National Commission for Communications Regulation and Information will put licenses for 5G frequency on the market in 2020. Minister of Infrastructure f Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan stated as the Economical truth reported.
“Today we had the meeting with the regulator. They saw the great perspective of this technology (5G). We hope, and it is their positions, that Ukraine will be able to put first licenses for 5G frequency on the market next year. This is the plan of the regulator and we support this plan a lot,” the report said.
Earlier, a mobile operator ‘Kyivstar’ launched 4G high-speed mobile internet in 20 cities of Ukraine.
It is noted that more than 500 additional base stations were installed for the work in the 2600 MHz spectrum where the network is more loaded. Also, the launch of 4G in 1800 MHz spectrum was expected in September 2018.
The 4G technology in Ukraine was launched on March 30. It is available for Vodafone and Lifecell users; Kyivstar intends to launch the technology by April 10.