Ukrainian mobile operator Lifecell has expanded the coverage of high-speed mobile Internet in the country. As of the end of April, 10,745 settlements were connected to 4G from Lifecell, in which a total of more than 27.7 million people live.
As per a press release from the third-largest Ukrainian mobile telephone network operator, (after Kyivstar and Vodafone Ukraine revealed that the operator covered 674 villages in April, of which 667 with a population of up to 5000 thousand people and the remaining seven up to 25000 people in all regions of the country.
The mobile operator also continued to analyze the use of traffic by subscribers. Thus, in April 2021, the consumption of 4G traffic increased by 80% compared to the same period in 2020. At the same time, the total amount of user data traffic in the operator’s network increased by 49% on an annual basis.
According to the release, in 2020, more than 1 million residents of different regions of Ukraine gained access to lifecell high-speed mobile Internet. Currently, 77% of Ukrainians have access to 3G and 4G from lifecell.
In 2021, the mobile operator promises to continue to work actively to further expand coverage, which will reduce the gap in access to digital services between small towns and cities.