(ČIA) Operator O2 will in 2H 2021 switch off older 3G networks in the Czech Republic (in Prague at the end of May). This will happen gradually in three phases. It will continue the development of the 4G network and the construction of 5G technology. By the end of 1Q 2022, the operator plans to cover the entire territory of the capital city of Prague with the fastest 5G network. Coverage will then continue in other district cities. The European supplier of new technology for the mobile network co-selected by CETIN is Ericsson.