Vodafone turns off the half gigabit in the LTE network

Vodafone switches the half Gigabit in the LTE network free

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load a 6 GB movie in full HD quality within 120 seconds of the smartphone This is possible starting today in LTE Vodafone network for postpaid and prepaid customers with a compatible LTE smartphone. Initially only in parts of Düsseldorf until the end of the year, but according to plan in 30 cities in Germany.

Vodafone shift the gear in the mobile network faster: About LTE are customers of the mobile operators now can transfer data in parts of Dusseldorf with theoretically up to 500 Mbit / s downstream. Under ideal conditions, a 6 GB of movie in full HD quality, the tablet or the laptop could be so within two minutes on the smartphone, download. Next, Vodafone intends to offer the Half-gigabit speeds in Coswig, Dortmund, Dresden, Erfurt and Stuttgart.


The network operator realized the new peak speeds by its own account with 4.5 technology: frequency bands from the fields to 800 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz are bundled, and through special orientation of the antennas at base stations and in the smartphones these frequency bands may each double for the data transfer can be used. An additional performance boost brings According to the operator, the modulation method 256 QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation).

Vodafone switches the half Gigabit in the LTE network free | (C) Vodafone

Vodafone switches the half Gigabit in the LTE network free | (C) Vodafone

As already reported in March of us, the Sony Xperia XZ is currently the only smartphone model on the market that supports the new high-speed data rates on the Vodafone network. Shortly, the Sony Xperia XZ premium and the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus should be suitable. According to earlier information provided by the Düsseldorf network operator over AreaMobile is made fit at a later date and the Huawei P10 Plus via firmware update for the high-speed transmission in the mobile network. The use of these speeds is not bound by the network operator-specific software versions.

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium: In May, the Sony smartphone will be at the start and then s to be prepared in the Vodafone network the same for mobile data transfers with theoretically up to 500 Mbit / s. | (C) AreaMobileSony Xperia XZ: For the Xperia XZ there will be loud Vodafone in the coming weeks a firmware update that unlocks the data transfers at high speed. | (C) AreaMobileHuawei P10 Plus: The new flagship smartphone from Huawei also supports LTE Cat-12th Unlocked the speed is an advertised firmware update. The Huawei P10 offersLG G6: According to the manufacturer data sheet dominates the new flagship smartphone LTE Cat. 11 | (C) AreaMobile

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Vodafone granted both new as well as existing customers and postpaid and prepaid customers the massive bandwidth increase in the LTE network. This summer will loudly Vodafone half Gigabit in 15 cities lie in 30 cities by the end of the year. For customers, the Düsseldorf telecommunications provider, this means in practice higher data rates to more people at a time even if the theoretical peak values ​​of the individual devices from being reached. For new and existing customers, postpaid and CallYa. Thus the fastest anyway prepaid product rushes all comparable services in the German market it on.




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