Ukraine can go to 4G, missing 3G

lte-logo-203x186The State Administration for Communication addressed to Wireless Ukraine association in order to examine possibilities to launch 4G (LTE; Long Term Evolution) networks in this country.

As far as a tender for 3G licenses was blocked by President Viktor Yushchenko acting as a lobbist for the military, and that is highly problematic to solve this issue before the presidential elections in Ukraine, the local mobile carriers more and more willing to consider the introduction of LTE. According to Mr. Sobolev, Wireless Ukraine director, the study by the association’s experts can be completed by the end of next year.
The world’s first commercial fast-going LTE (speed up to 326.4 Mbps) networks should start in 2010.

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