Mobitel, the cellular arm of Slovenia’s dominant telecoms group Telekom Slovenije, has announced that its 4G LTE network coverage has reached 60% of the population and 93 towns, one year after commercial launch. Mobitel has upgraded the LTE network to provide maximum peak data speeds of up to 150Mbps download/50Mbps upload. Currently LTE network usage is available free of additional charge to all post- and pre-paid mobile internet users with speeds capped at 21.6Mbps/5.76Mbps (‘LTE/4G 20’), while for EUR6 (USD8.27) per month LTE access is offered at up to 100Mbps or 150Mbps download (depending on location and device) and up to 50Mbps upload (‘LTE/4G 100’), while certain phone packages have LTE/4G 100 already included in the monthly fee. 35 LTE devices are currently on offer, including tablet computers, cellphones, USB modems and Mi-Fi routers; devices supporting 150Mbps are currently listed as: Smartphone LG G Flex, Nokia Lumia 1520, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Sony Xperia Z1, LG G2, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Edition 2014 and Huawei E5776s Mi-Fi modem.
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