Telekom Deutschland, the domestic fixed and mobile unit of Deutsche Telekom (DT), says it has rolled out 5G coverage and expanded capacity at 834 mobile sites nationwide in the last six weeks. Thanks to Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), LTE can also be used at these locations. In addition, Telekom has rolled out 175 new 4G sites and increased LTE capacity at 517 locations, enabling 99% of German households to connect to LTE services, while 5G can be accessed by 90% of homes.
‘We’re pushing the pace of mobile communications expansion,’ said Walter Goldenits, Managing Director of Technology at Telekom Deutschland, adding: ‘More than 32,000 locations are currently transmitting in the Telekom network. In addition, we put more than 1,500 new locations into operation every year. In addition, there are LTE and 5G expansions at thousands of existing locations. As part of our massive expansion activities, 5G will become the new standard in Telekom’s mobile network.’