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KPN rolls out LTE-A to quarter of sites

Tuesday 25 August 2015 | 15:13 CET | News

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KPN has expanded LTE-Advanced to around a quarter of its 4G antenna sites. Since the first pilots of the service in September 2014, coverage has expanded to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague, Groningen, Eindhoven, Tilburg, 's-Hertogenbosch and Nijmegen, as well as a number of smaller cities such as Texel and Terschelling, said KPN spokesman Stijn Wesselink. The roll-out of the faster technology will continue in other areas, he added. KPN is using carrier aggregation in the 800 and 1,800 MHz band to offer faster speeds over LTE-Advanced. The spokesman declined to say how many customers

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Companies: KPN
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