TALLINN - The telecommunications company Telia has further developed its 5G network in Estonia and the mobile technology is now available at over 50 locations.
The main focus in terms of 5G network development has thus far been on cities, such as Tallinn, Tartu and Parnu; however, new 5G base stations are increasingly being established in other regions in Estonia as well, according to Telia.
Andre Visse, chief technology officer at Telia Estonia, said that the company is projecting a significant increase in the number of 5G network users in relation to 5G support having been activated on the entire iPhone 12 series at the start of June and users of said smartphones numbering close to 20,000 among Telia customers.
Visse pointed out that in addition to the three biggest cities in Estonia, Telia has also established 5G base stations in the North Estonian county town of Rakvere, various locations on the Viimsi Peninsula and in the small towns of Saha and Loo. The company is planning to further expand its 5G coverage in June through nearly 20 new locations.
In order to use Telia's 5G network, the customer needs to own a 5G-compatible smartphone as well as to have purchased a private or business customer mobile package containing a certain volume of data.