Lithuania

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

LT

M49 Code

440

MCC

246

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania, is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe. One of the three Baltic states, it is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. It is bordered by Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast (Russian exclave) to the southwest.

Lithuania is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Transport and Communications, and the Communications Regulatory Authority is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 4 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: N/A
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: Shut Down Announced
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: Active
5G: Trialling
IoT: Trialling
IoT Technology: NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)

News & Developments

The era of 5G mobile networks has started in Lithuania: the leader of the country’s telco sector Telia Lietuva is the first operator in the country to launch the next generation 5G connection and demonstrated a new mobile speed record – in an active Telia Lietuva network data was transmitted at the speed of 1.8 gigabits per second (Gb/s).

Lithuania, which is at the forefront of the European communications innovation, is gradually approaching another major change in communications technology – Telia Lietuva has started increasing the capacity of the 4G LTE mobile network and its speed by using a part of frequencies that until now have been allocated for 3G technology, which means a gradual sunset of 3G technology and the transiti