Beeline will buy Huawei equipment to launch 5G in Moscow

Modernization will be held in two stages - in the first, about 5 billion rubles, Beeline will update

base stations. As part of the second, it will already prepare the existing network for the 5G deployment.

According to the general director of VimpelCom, in whichBeeline enters, Vasil Latsanich, the operator will be ready to launch 5G immediately when the military release the range 3.4-3.8 GHz, which is now occupied by satellite communications of the Ministry of Defense.

In mid-May, the Ministry of Communications in its concept of developing the 5G network in Russia proposed to oblige operators to use for it only the infrastructure and software of Russian manufacturers.