Vodafone finally makes a switch on 4G LTE network
Vodafone users got great news from today – the carrier has made the big move to switch on its 4G LTE network. Each Vodafone user who owns a 4G compatible device and has signed in monthly plans for the service will have access to the LTE network of the company. No additional fees will be applied.
In some cities, like Brisbane, Wollongong, Newcastle, Perth, Adelaide, Sidney and Melbourne mobile users who have smartphones that support 4G (Apple iPhone 5 or HTC One for example) will have access to the outstanding download speed of up to 100Mbps.
The 4G LTE network service provided by Vodafone is available for eligible group of customers for now. After next month, more and more customers who want to switch to the network will have this possibility.
One of the advantages of the 4G LTE that Vodafone highlights is the fact that its network has two lots of 20MHz contiguous spectrum within the 1800MHz frequency. This assures more bandwidth compared to the networks of the rivals of Vodafone.
Recently, the carrier made a presentation of how the 4G LTE network works. During the demonstration, Vodafone succeeded to reach speed of download of 100Mbps. This is impressive even though the network that the company was using during the demo was with no congestion. In real life, things might be a bit different. The expected speed in typical networks is around 20-40Mbps on devices like Nokia Lumia 920 and iPhone 5. One of the most impressive parts of the demonstration of Vodafone for the possibilities of the 4G LTE network was when the company showed 4 HD movie trailers at the same time steaming over a single connection.
The new 4G will be a great boost for the company and definitely a pleasant feature for Vodafone’s customers. Are you eager to try the fast internet? Share with us your experience.