Vodafone Germany announced that it has expanded its 1Gbps capable LTE-Advanced network to two more cities after it first launched the service in Dusseldorf and Berlin last October.
With the expansion, customers in Hamburg and Hanover now can enjoy gigabit broadband with its first gigabit-capable handset, the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.
Vodafone Germanyy has activated the first mobile base stations in these two cities, which provide residents and visitors with the fastest surfing speeds in Germany.
Last September, Vodafone Germany announced a major investment in Gigabit broadband technology. The operator said it will invest EUR 2 billion over the next four years, which will be split between three areas;
- Giga-Business: FTTP services will be rolled out to 100,000 companies in around 2,000 business parks (EUR 1.4bn - EUR 1.6bn investment).
- Giga-Municipality: Vodafone will pass one million rural homes in Germany with FTTP networks (EUR 0.2bn - EUR 0.4bn investment).
- Giga-Cable: Throughout 2018 and 2019, Vodafone’s existing cable infrastructure will be upgraded to DOCSIS 3.1 technology, allowing speeds of upto 1Gbps to be reached (EUR 0.2bn investment).