Beeline will buy Huawei equipment to launch 5G in Moscow

The modernization will take place in two stages - in the first, costing about 5 billion rubles, Beeline will update

base stations. The second will involve preparing the existing network for the deployment of 5G.

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.