We follow in the XXVII meeting of the telecommunications of Santander where today Vodafone has told us their progress in the expansion of mobile networks 4G and on the deployment of fiber to provide high speed users both at home and in mobility.
When Vodafone told us about the launch of LTE plans only spoke to us cities with the service already available and preferred not to disclose future plans in the medium term to promptly inform about actual progress already incorporated using their spectrum in 1800 and 2600 MHz waiting for the availability of the 800 MHz digital dividend to help deploy the network more quickly and with better coverage indoors.
To 7 cities in which Vodafone already had 4G coverage from may currently covers 85% of coverage, outdoor and 60% indoors in September joined Santander, La Coruña and Zaragoza While during October be added Córdoba, Murcia, Vigo, Gijón and Oviedo covering up to 58% of its population in outdoors and up to 27% indoors you will gradually extending to cover 70% outdoors and indoors 40% before the end of the year.
4G speeds available for all customers with current rates no additional charge have a device compatible with LTE among which are a total of 22 between smartphones, tablets, modems USB and MiFis. The last to arrive will be the tablet Smasung Galaxy Tab 3 of 8-10 inches throughout the month of September.
The calendar updated on the deployment of 4G coverage in Spain remains in the following way:
Vodafone has also used the meeting to tell us their progress in the deployment of fiber to the home or Vigo as a difference with Orange to complete in the near future Vodafone Integral offer FTTH is being built next to Orange that has begun in cities like Madrid, Alcorcon, Cordoba, Seville, Malaga, Valencia, Alicante, Hospitalet de llobregat, Barcelona, Badalona, Valladolid and Zaragoza, and in addition includes convergent.