Network

13.12.2017
Telefónica Germany successfully carried out LTE FDD Massive MIMO field trial in Munich on July 20th 2017. The trial is the latest milestone in the operator’s collaboration with Huawei –referred to as Munich TechCity- that accelerates the application of new mobile technologies in its live network.
09.12.2017
The measurements taken by users in the current network test of the consumer tech magazine COMPUTER BILD (issue 26 of December 9, 2017) confirm that the network performance of Telefónica Deutschland is stable despite the ongoing network integration.
19.10.2017
At the 2017 Global Antenna Technology & Industry Forum recently held in Munich, Huawei partnered with Telefónica Deutschland to launch the world's first 5G ready antenna deployment solution.
10.08.2017
Telefónica Deutschland has reached an important milestone in the ongoing merger of the O2 and E-Plus networks. The company has successfully completed the conversion of its GSM, UMTS and LTE networks to a uniform network identification.
10.06.2017
Telefónica attended this year’s connect conference in Munich with a number of experts to present the possibilities and challenges of the future 5G standard. Cayetano Carbajo Martín, CTO – Managing Director Networks of Telefónica, called upon the participants of his keynote to take a differentiated approach – despite the elation – towards the roll-out of the new mobile communications standard.
27.02.2017
Telefónica launched the world’s first 3.5GHz LTE TDD Massive MIMO outfield trial, running 16 terminals simultaneously over 20MHz spectrum on the 3.5GHz band with a peak downlink rate of 650 Mbps on the Ggerman O2 sub network in Munich. Throughout the trial, the Telefónica Group verified the performance of TDD Massive MIMO, which is an important milestone of the Munich TechCity project by Telefónica and Huawei.
21.07.2016
Telefónica transfers the mobile communication technology 4.5G from the lab to the live test mode | First practical trial for the application of turbo mobile communication in 2017 | Up to 1.2 Gbit/s in the laboratory and up to 400 Mbit/s in live operation | Milestone of the “TechCity Munich” project by Telefónica and Huawei
24.02.2016
Telefónica Deutschland will from now on apply innovative methods of data analysis for its network planning. Telefónica has developed an algorithm that aligns in particular the expansion of the LTE network to meet the customers’ actual needs. This new algorithm for the best network experience allows for an optimum management of investments and targeted improvements of customers’ experience.
01.12.2015
Creation of consolidated network with optimal distribution of transmitter sites | Customers will benefit from combined strength of O2 and E-Plus network infrastructure | Network integration to begin with GSM and UMTS – joint LTE from mid-2016 | Telefónica starts planned realization of large-scale synergies in the network
27.07.2015
In perfect time for the summer holidays: Starting 1st August, O2 contract customers will be able to use the fast LTE network even when travelling abroad. The new LTE roaming will first be activated for popular holiday destinations such as Spain, France and the USA. Further countries will gradually follow suit over the course of the next months.
20.07.2015
Agreement supports Telefónica Deutschland in the fast realisation of synergies from network integration | Telefónica Deutschland takes the next step to optimize customers network experience and accelerates LTE roll-out | Telekom customers to benefit from the additional power of the mobile network
20.05.2015
With immediate effect, customers in the O2 and E-Plus network benefit from a very good UMTS network. This week, Telefónica Deutschland completed its technical large-scale project as planned, with national roaming between the UMTS networks of O2 and E-Plus having been activated. By consequence, Telefónica now offers the densest UMTS coverage in urban regions, expanding it further in rural areas.
16.04.2015
Higher speech quality and shorter call setup times enhance customers’ LTE network experience | Smartphones will gradually receive LTE activation
04.03.2015
Nationwide national roaming for UMTS starts mid-April 2015 | For the first time, customers will benefit from the joint strength of O2 and E-Plus networks | Highest density of UMTS network in cities, considerably expanded coverage in rural areas | Milestone on the journey to the best network experience for customers
14.11.2013
225 Mbit/s with LTE Carrier Aggregation | Calls with Voice over LTE (VoLTE) available | VoLTE Handover in 2G and 3G in the near future
07.06.2013
On July 2 Hamburg, Duisburg, and Essen go live as well. Special launch offer: 12 months LTE with O2 Blue M All-in free trial.
02.05.2013
Telefónica to extend its position as fixed network provider | Telefónica's transition from common subscriber line to high speed network of Telekom | Customers benefit from the integrated and future-proof range of fixed and mobile network | Risk sharing enables faster network expansion for Telekom
26.02.2013
Telefónica Germany continues expanding LTE in urban areas. Munich and Berlin go live as high-speed areas on 31 March, with Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Duisburg and Essen to follow in Q2.
20.02.2013
Check the status of the nearest base station yourself| Available via web or app| More precise network coverage maps with new functions
07.02.2013
In the lab: Voice calls that begin as Voice over LTE (VoLTE) are continued as conventional mobile calls when leaving the LTE network. Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC) is working under the same conditions as apply in real mobile networks.
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