LTE: Russia: Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) launches LTE FDD network in Tambov.
Russian mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has announced the commercial launch of its LTE FDD network in Tambov and the Tambov region. Operator is currently rolling-out LTE networks throughout Russia and plans to over around 600 population centers of the Russian Federation by the end of 2014 .
MTS has deployed LTE networks covering the whole territory of Tambov and plans to further double the number of base stations in the city by the end of 2013. MTS will also extend coverage to additional population centers of the Tambov region.
Previously, MTS has launched commercial LTE TDD and FDD networks in Moscow.