Slovak Telekom adds 300Mbps LTE, reaches 73% 4G coverage

25 Nov 2015

Slovak Telekom has announced the launch of 300Mbps LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) services in Bratislava. The new offering uses a 2×2 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) system with bandwidth of 2×40MHz in the 2600MHz band. The firm has not revealed details of when the 300Mbps service will be made available in other areas. Meanwhile, Slovak Telekom says that its combined 4G networks now cover 73% of Slovakia’s population in 133 cities and towns, up from 64 locations at the start of October, with the new sites including a number of ski resorts, which have been given 4G coverage ahead of the winter season. Deutsche Telekom subsidiary Slovak Telekom is the second largest of Slovakia’s four mobile network operators, according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, with around one-third of the country’s 6.8 million cellular subscribers at the end of June 2015.