Estonian Telecom Telia Eesti announced last week that it’s 5G network is currently available in 77 locations across 14 main cities within the country.
Telia Eesti — one of the Baltic region’s main telecom suppliers and subsidiary of Swedish provider Telia — revealed that it’s planning to invest more in the construction of 5G.
By the end of the year, the Estonia-based company plans to expand the new generation mobile network to more than 100 locations, including various county centers.
Currently, Telia’s 5G base stations are in Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu, Viimsi, Rakvere, Sauga, Jüri, Lool, Kärdla, Kuressaare, Saku, Lohusuu, Kauks and Sillamäe.
“We also hope that the country will move forward with the auction of the 3.6 GHz frequency band as soon as possible, which would enable even better use of the potential offered by 5G technology and bring new services to the market, such as the long-awaited 5G home Internet,” said Robert Pajos, chairman of the management board of the telecommunication company in the Baltic states in a statement.
According to company’s spokesperson, Telia Eesti is currently working on activities that will offer customers even faster and more efficient technologies, which are also much more environmentally friendly.
It’s worth mentioning that the number of Telia Estonia’s mobile users increased by 71,000 subscriptions compared to last year reaching an average of 1.151 million subscriptions by the end of the second quarter, according to numbers by the provider.