Deutsche Telekom 5G network goes live in 5 German cities
Deutsche Telekom stated on Thursday its 5G mobile network had actually gone live in 5 German cities: Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Bonn, and Darmstadt.
The German market leader paid 2.2 billion euros ($ 2.5 billion) for 5G spectrum at a current public auction and the regulator has actually simply opened accessibility to the 3.6 Gigahertz band that empower its initial 5G offering.
An overall of 129 antennas throughout the nation are now transferring ‘genuine’ 5G with a bandwidth in excess of 1GB/s.
66 antennae gathered in Berlin’s Mitte district type what Deutsche Telekom is calling « the largest constant 5G coverage area in Germany ».
» We are bringing 5G to city streets in line with our consumers’ requirements, » clarifies Walter Goldenits, Chief Technology Officer at Telekom Deutschland GmbH.
«We’re starting off where data usage is high and are establishing continuous coverage areas in these places. After all, it’s not just about having 5G show up on screen – it’s about experiencing the real strengths of 5G from the very start”
Further cities are set to be included over the remainder of 2019. Hamburg and Leipzig are the following two cities in Deutsche Telekom’s 5G rollout strategies, with more than 300 antennas set to be deployed across Germany by the year’s end.
Deutsche Telekom is marketing the Samsung Galaxy 5G and also Galaxy Note 10+ 5G for very early adopters, as well as the Huawei Mate 20X 5G as well as for residence net the HTC 5G Hub.