MTS Offers High Speed Data Services, Upon Recieving Additional Spectrum

MTS announced that it had received additional spectrum of 1.25 MHz from the government, to offer high speed data services in eight circles.

Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited Chief Dmitry Shukov said: “Our long wait to get the third carrier of 800 MHz, post the spectrum auctions in March 2013 is finally over. Looking ahead, our plan is to acquire at least 5 MHz of contiguous spectrum within the 800 MHz spectrum band.”

[advt]In the March 2013 spectrum auctions, SSTL won three carriers of 1.25 MHz each in eight circles of Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata , Tamil Nadu, UP (West) and West Bengal.

The due changes will come to life within a week, as the company is waiting to receive unified license that allows it to offer any kind of service to its customers in the country using technology neutral spectrum for 20 years.

source : Economic Times