Smartphone will be pleased customers, that with Telekom now the third party provides fast Internet access thanks to the new high-speed option “Telekom LTE” customers can surf Telekom since 4 September 2012 with up to 100 megabits per second through the mobile network. Thus, the company offers the possibility to be even faster in the Internet with your Smartphone or Tablet after Vodafone and O2. So far, the customers of the company could use while Telekom LTE, however they could exploit not the full network. The transfer rates were previously limited to 21.6 Mbit / s at the reception, and 5.76 Mbit / s when sending. Through the new extension, Telekom LTE can be extended to the download on up to 100 Mbit / s. This allows a whole new mobile browsing experience for the customer. Theoretically so Internet pages with a speed can be called, which competes with the local PC.
What is LTE? Basically, LTE is the successor of a UMTS network. In the foreseeable future, the new mobile phone standard to be LTE, and up to 300 megabits deliver per second. The infrastructure can be built relatively quickly, because LTE is based on the basic scheme of UMTS. Deutsche Telekom took the first LTE Tower in operation in 2010. The Telekom network supplied about 50 cities in Germany since, and is to be extended until the end of the year to about 100 cities. Who can use LTE? Basically anyone who is ready a little more for the data plan to spend money. Currently should be taken yet in which cities LTE is usable, because the network is still in the development phase. Strengthening precedes however very quickly, so that in the near future, most cities with LTE should be equipped.
Who would like to book LTE can at Telekom, Vodafone or the Telefonica Germany (o m) matching fares. Here, each provider offers his independent LTE network. Therefore, also the expansion areas are different; You should take care before booking it that LTE is already available in your home town. To use LTE is also a suitable device required. Old of smartphones and tablets can not use network still the LTE. Currently, there are a few devices which can meet this standard on the market. However, a lot of new equipment for the use of the service are announced in the near future. Michael perch