3 UK to start using 800 MHz, launch VoLTE in September

Thursday 23 April 2015 | 10:13 CET | News
Mobile network operator 3 UK announced at a media event in London that it would start rolling out its VoLTE service and using 800 MHz this September and that it expects to have over 1 million VoLTE phone users by the end of the year, rising to 3.2 million in 2016, reports TechRadar. Although it cannot carry as much data as 1800 MHz, the lower band travels further and penetrates better indoors. The operator also said it was now seeing 17.8 Mbps average download speeds over 1800 MHz 4G, up on 10.7 Mbps in December 2014. Other details revealed by 3 UK include the average data usage per customer

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