Regulator Upholds Wireless Operator's 4G Claims ({{commentsTotal}})

Technology
Technology

After a competitor challenged the country's leading wireless operator for its 4G coverage claims, the Technical Surveillance Authority has found that EMT's stated figures stand up.

The authority checked whether EMT was complying with the conditions of its frequency permit for the 790-862 MHz band, and said on Tuesday that the operator passed with flying colors.

EMT was under obligation to install 4G base stations that would cover 95 percent of Estonian territory with download speeds of at least 5 Mbit/s.

Elisa had claimed that at least 20 percent was not covered.

The authority said that the difference stemmed from measurement and analysis methods.

The authority found from a sampling of 54 points that the average download speed was 18.1 Mbit/s and the average upload speed was 11.1 Mbit/s.

The coverage area was estimated by the authority on the basis of signal strengths at 95.4 percent of Estonia.



{{c.alias}}
{{c.createdMoment}}
{{c.body}}
{{cc.alias}}
{{cc.createdMoment}}
+{{cc.replyToName}} {{cc.body}}
No comments yet.
Logged in as {{user.alias}}. Log out
Login failed

Register user/reset password

Name needs to be fewer than 32 characters long
Comment needs to be fewer than 600 characters long
{{comment.captcha.word.answer}}

news.err.ee

Opinion
Independence Day: Estonia’s way into the future isn’t a race

There is a lack of connection between the Estonian state, and the people who live here. While it expects a lot of the state, Estonian society doesn’t seem ready to contribute, writes Viktor Trasberg.

Lotman: Security academy would be crucial Estonian identity point in Narva

In an opinion piece published by Eesti Päevaleht, Tallinn University professor Mihhail Lotman found it important to overcome the mental barrier separating Ida-Viru County from the rest of Estonia.