SkyLink began providing GSM services

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The mobile operator Sky Link announced the launch of services GSM. Operators of GSM services in the regions where the company is "Sky 1800, MCC and Delta Telecom (100% subsidiary of ZAO Sky Link).

Suppliers of network equipment in the GSM 900/1800 MHz band for licensed territory of Sky Link in 45 regions of Russia are of Alcatel-Lucent and Huawei, the process of launching services are provided using the infrastructure of communication structures operator MTS.

Based on the competitive situation in the market for voice services, the business model in the first stage is based solely on the work in the segment of B2B. The future is not ruled out for mainstream users. The company also sees prospects for synergy of voice services with CDMA-GSM business and the further transition to the technology LTE. Currently, Sky Link has a license to provide CDMA and GSM in the 450, 900, 1800 and 2100MGts in the territory, where 96% of the population of Russia.