ArmInfo. Viva Cell-MTS continues to expand and increase the efficiency of its network to provide a higher speed of data transmission services and improve the quality of voice services in Yerevan and the regions of Armenia. So, by 2020 Viva Cell-MTS intends to provide access to 4G + (LTE Advanced) network of 80-90% of the population.
As the company's press service told ArmInfo, for 2018-2020, the company plans to put into operation a new batch of base stations, as well as to increase the capacity of the existing network by upgrading the network infrastructure and equipment. Thus, by the end of 2018, the company plans to make 4G+ (LTE Advanced) network available to 64% of the population, instead of the current 52.4%. It is planned that in 2019 the 4G+ network will be rolled out not only in all towns of Armenia, but also in large villages and on transit highways. According to the strategy, it is expected that by 2020 4G+ technology will be available to 80-90% of the population.
"Taking into account the global trends in technology development, VivaCell-MTS regularly implements complex modernization of the mobile network, including a large-scale infrastructure upgrade. 2018 will be marked by the launch of a new stage of modernization, in which we will have a qualitatively new mobile network. A new phase of technological upgrades is conducted in VivaCell-MTS every 3-4 years. We have the determination, capacity and the strong team to bring technical and ICT systems to a whole new level, "said VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian.
To recall, VivaCell-MTS (MTS Armenia CJSC) is Armenia's leading mobile communication operator, which provides a wide range of voice and data services throughout the country. VivaCell-MTS is one of the leaders in innovation and development of the country's mobile communications market.