Operator MTS announced the launch of the fifth generation 5G network in St. Petersburg. According to the press service, this is the first large-scale user pilot 5G network in St. Petersburg.
As the operator promises, MTS subscribers will be able to connect to unlimited and free 5G Internet at speeds up to 1.5 Gbps in sixteen popular places in St. Petersburg and Kronshtadt, including on the territory of Expoforum, where the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be held.
A 5G pilot network in the 4.9 GHz band is available to users in the following locations:
- Expoforum (main site of SPIEF);
- Palace Square;
- Gazprom Arena, square near the stadium;
- Yacht Bridge;
- Technopark “Lenpoligrafmash”;
- Botanical Garden;
- st. Italian, Arts Square;
- st. Malaya Monetnaya, MTS office;
- Kronstadt, square near the Museum of the History of Kronstadt;
- Kronstadt, Summer Garden;
- Kronstadt, st. Uprisings;
- Kronstadt, st. Posadskaya;
- Kronstadt, Lenin Ave .;
- Kronstadt, Kronstadt bakery.
Additionally, from June 4, the 5G MTS network will work on the territory of the Moskovsky railway station, the park im. 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg and the Piterland shopping and entertainment center. The number of 5G zones and coverage will increase over time. Smartphones supporting band n79 in the 4.4-5.0 GHz band can operate in the fifth generation MTS pilot network.
MTS emphasizes that the use of traffic in the pilot network is not charged, is not limited in volume and speed, including when using a smartphone as a Wi-Fi access point and when working in file-sharing networks. The option “Access to 5G” provides the subscriber with access to the pilot 5G network and unlimited and free traffic in the 5G network, which can be enabled in your personal account on the MTS website, the My MTS application or using the USSD command: * 111 * 5555 # call …