Lifecell makes 5G more affordable in roaming

Lifecell makes 5G more affordable in roaming

Mobile operator lifecell has expanded the list of countries where 5G is available to its subscribers. The list now includes 47 countries.

For almost a year now, lifecell subscribers have been able to use 5G mobile Internet in roaming.

List of countries with 5G from lifecell

The operator has provided this opportunity for lifecell roamers in 47 countries if the smartphone supports this standard.

The list of 5G countries currently includes Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hong Kong, Spain, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Malta, the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, and the United Arab Emirates. Also, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Hungary, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates.

Гігабайти у 5G 

Gigabytes in 5G

Since May 2023, when 5G roaming became available to lifecell subscribers, almost 200 thousand people have used this opportunity. The top 5 countries with the highest number of lifecell subscribers using 5G are Germany, Romania, Czech Republic, Spain and Turkey.

The largest number of GB per 5G subscriber is in Germany – about 14 GB, in Turkey this figure is about 10 GB, in the Netherlands – 9 GB. The high consumption of mobile Internet in roaming is also influenced by the possibility to use the tariff Internet under lifecell’s “Gigabytes without Borders” promotion.

The most popular 5G smartphones

The most popular devices on which lifecell subscribers use 5G are iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max, iPhone 14. Among Android users, the Galaxy A53 5G smartphone is gaining popularity, which is used to connect to the 5G network.

The fifth generation of mobile networks provides for high-speed data transmission without delays, high channel capacity, and the possibility of developing modern technologies: telemedicine, the Internet of Sensations, tactile Internet, safe unmanned vehicles, etc.

5G testing in Ukraine

In 2019, lifecell and Ericsson Ukraine deployed a demo segment of the fifth generation network and conducted successful speed testing, during which the peak data download bandwidth of 25.6 Gbps in the UHF band of 28 GHz was achieved.

In 2020, the operator deployed a 5G test segment at its headquarters in Kyiv to explore the technology’s capabilities.

After Ukraine’s victory and the restoration of communication in the de-occupied territories, the operator will return to further planning the development and implementation of modern technologies of communication.


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