Telenor set to launch 4G in Serbia
Published on: 10th Mar 2015
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Telenor has won two blocks in the 1800 Mhz frequency band spectrum auction in Serbia. Via the tender, Telenor Serbia has received the legal requirements to introduce 4G in the nation of more than seven million people. Telenor Serbia expects to introduce 4G services as of early May 2015.
"Fast mobile internet enables access to the latest services for our customers. Our participation at the spectrum auction proves our long term commitment in developing the telecommunication market. We will continue to work on creating better opportunities for everyone, providing the highest network quality and digitalizing Serbian society", says Ove Fredheim, CEO of Telenor Serbia.
The introduction of 4G will be implemented gradually. 4G services will be launched in urban areas first and thereafter spread to rural regions, in line with the needs of customers.
Telenor has committed to pay seven million euros for two blocks. The company has already reimbursed a deposit of RSD 1,3 million (EUR 11.000 EUR for the participation at the tender organized by RATEL, Serbia's official regulatory body.