Lithuanian government endorses 5G development plan

  • 2020-06-03
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian government on Wednesday endorsed a 5G development plan until 2025.

The guidelines on 5G development call for launching the roll-out of the technology in Lithuania next year, with radio frequencies to be assigned and a frequency auction to be announced by the end of this year. 

The aim is to deploy 5G in at least one of Lithuania’s five biggest cities – Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai or Panevezys – by 2022.

"The whole package is especially important not only in terms of economic stimulus, but also in terms of state control and oversight of the integration of 5G technologies into the entire public

By 2025, the 5G network should cover the country's key transport corridors and urban areas.