Cellcos boost 4G coverage; Telefonica plans to launch 5G in Q4

8 Sep 2020

Telefonica Deutschland has set up around 4,000 4G cellular sites since the start of this year, increasing the total to 20,000 across the country. The work has improved LTE coverage for over 5.5 million people. Telefonica also revealed that it expects to launch its 5G network in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt in the fourth quarter of the year.

Meanwhile, Telekom Deutschland has announced that it improved LTE coverage and capacity at 5,300 locations in the second quarter of 2020, around 4,700 of which are also equipped with 5G. As such, 4G coverage now reaches 98.4% of the population.