Telekom reaches 85% of Germans with 5G

1 Sep 2021

Since the beginning of the year, Telekom Deutschland has rolled out a total of 430,000 new fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections and laid more than 30,000km of fibre. The firm is investing over EUR2 billion (USD2.4 billion) a year in its fibre rollout, with a view to reaching ten million connections by the end of 2024. With regards to its mobile network, Telekom’s 5G network now covers 85% of Germans via a network of 55,000 antennas, with population coverage set to exceed 90% by the end of this year. 5G in the 3.7GHz frequency band is now available in more than 60 cities via over 2,400 antennas at a total of around 800 locations, while 5G standalone (SA) networks are being tested in four cities.

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