LMT and Nokia installed the first 5G connection station at the University of Latvia, in the city of Tornakalns. Additional 5G stations are to be established across the country this year. LMT cooperates with Nokia and Riga Technical University for the development and testing of 5G technologies.
Tele2 has deployed 5G-ready BTS, using Nokia AirScale Radio Access equipment in cities of Ziepniekkalns and Talsi. Speeds of up to 1 Gbps are expected in the short term, while throughputs of more than 28 Gbps are planned when launching 5G services.
Tele2 Latvia has achieved downlink speeds of up to 575Mbps via Nokia ‘5G-ready’ networks in the Ziepniekkalns district of Riga and the city of Talsi. The operator announced that the same equipment will also be installed on base stations in Valmiera.