Huawei to construct 4G network in Kyiv subway

Chinese ITC giant Huawei has won a tender for the construction of a 4G network in Kyiv’s subway stations.

According to the Ukrainian media, the tender was organised by Ukrainian mobile operators Kyivstar, Vodafone Ukraine and lifecell.

“The deployment is about to be launched. The first stations are Akadem Mistechko, Heroyiv Dnipra and Syrets. By the end of 2020, the entire subway will be covered,” said Vodafone Ukraine’s corporate communications director Viktoria Ruban.

Ms Ruban did not specify the project costs, however, earlier estimates from Huawei said it would amount to around 10 million US dollars.