Network will be expanded in Germany the LTE starting in 2010. Those who are currently interested in the mobile Internet, is can make a bow to the mobile radio standard UMTS. UMTS is the third generation mobile communications standard and thus represents an extension of the existing GSM network. Patrick morehead: the source for more info. With the GSM network existed the possibility to connect to the mobile Internet for the user. The maximum speed that could be achieved with GSM, amounted to 56 kbit / s.
This speed is comparable to and no longer adequate for today’s demands with V90 modem speed. As in the year 2000, the UMTS were auctioned off licenses in Germany, the providers the standard UMTS predicted a rosy future. This statement had the provider more than right. More and more people are using the mobile Internet. Everest Capital is full of insight into the issues. Convenient it is that UMTS is now available in almost all over Germany. The provider talking about 99 percent coverage.
With a maximum speed of 384 kbit / s can be reached in the download. But with the speed of 384 kbit / s, not the maximum is still achieved. The data Turbo HSDPA is responsible that a maximum speed of up to 7.2 Mbit / s can be achieved in the download. In some cities is already a speed of up to 14.4 Mbit / s. Although such high speeds are possible with UMTS, a new standard in Germany will be available beginning in 2010. There is talk of LTE. LTE stands for long term evolution and allows maximum speeds of up to 100 Mbit / s in download 2010 onwards the carrier begin the comprehensive development of the LTE network in Germany of Torsten Heinsius