Telefónica Germany presents LTE network at Campus Party in Berlin

MUNICH/Germany. At the world's largest festival for Internet technology more than 7,000 young tech fans from all over Europe get the chance to experience the mobile communication standard of the future. Telefónica Germany installed LTE high-speed Internet on the grounds of Berlin's former Tempelhof airport for Campus Party from 21 to 26 August.
Tech fans, developers and gamers attending Campus Party will be able to surf the Internet, play online games and watch videos at high speeds to see just what LTE can do. Telefónica Germany and its partner Nokia Siemens Networks are providing LTE-enabled smartphones and tablets at the world's largest festival for internet technology, which is taking place in Berlin for the first time. Visitors will be able to use these devices, for example, to compete against each other in online games. What's more, mobile LTE reporters will be touring the festival grounds and conducting interviews with the so-called campuseros. The interviews will be broadcasted via LTE in HD quality on the flatscreens in the O2 Lounge. As the first company in the Telefónica Group to introduce LTE, Telefónica Germany is giving other young Europeans the opportunity to experience the future of mobile Internet for themselves and be inspired for further innovations. On 3 July in the high-speed regions of Nuremburg and Dresden. For more information about Campus Party go to www.o2.de/campusparty
Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG and the O2 brand belong to Telefónica Europe; it is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The company offers German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile products and innovative mobile data services based on GPRS, UMTS and LTE technologies. The integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed telephony and broadband services. Telefónica Europe has over 105 million mobile and fixed line customers in Spain, the UK, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.