Mobile phone expansion Deutsche Telekom brings 145 new LTE location online

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Who Owns Deutsche Telekom

Who Owns Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom has connected a total of 145 new locations for fast mobile Internet via LTE to its existing mobile network. The company from Bonn also expanded the capacity of a total of 319 existing locations with additional LTE antennas to close white spots on the map.

2.5 LTE locations per day

Deutsche Telekom has connected a total of 145 new LTE locations to its mobile network in the past two months, an average of two and a half LTE locations per day, according to a press release. Accordingly, in addition to the 145 new locations, 319 existing mobile phone masts with additional LTE antennas have been expanded, whereby the capacity in the network and the spread in the area is supposed to have increased further.

The biggest beneficiary of Deutsche 

Telekom’s LTE expansion in the past two months was Bavaria with 167 new LTE locations and extensions. In second place is Hesse with 46 new buildings and extensions, followed by North Rhine-Westphalia with 45 new LTE masts and antennas.

98 percent of all citizens can use LTE

The coverage of the population with LTE is now over 98 percent of households, a target that was still missed at the end of 2019, according to the network operator. Deutsche Telekom is planning a total of 2,000 new LTE locations and 10,000 LTE extensions for the current year.
Most recently, the Federal Network Agency also pointed out once again that the network operators have to keep up with the LTE expansion in order to achieve the set targets.

With regard to 5G, Deutsche Telekom’s objective has not changed: at least the 20 largest cities in Germany are to be connected to the 5G network by the end of the year.

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