Vodafone launches 225Mbps data rates in five cities

28 Apr 2015

Vodafone Germany has switched on Category 6 (Cat 6) LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) services in the downtown areas of Berlin, Dresden, Hamburg, Hanover and Munich, reports teltarif.de. The technology enables 4G data tariff customers to access the internet at maximum download speeds of 225Mbps by combining the 800MHz and 2600MHz frequency ranges. The company plans to expand the high speed service to more cities, including Cologne, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Leipzig and Stuttgart, in the coming months. TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database notes that Vodafone carried out tests of LTE-A technology with China’s Huawei in Dresden in November 2013, while on 17 November 2014 rival Telekom Deutschland began offering Cat 6 LTE-A data rates of up to 300Mbps (marketed as ‘4G Max’) in selected areas, including: Berlin, Bonn, Chemnitz, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Duisburg, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Mannheim, Potsdam, Rostock and Stuttgart.

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