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Less than half of German Sims use 4G

Friday 5 July 2019 | 09:43 CET | News
Less than half of German Sim cards use the 4G network, according to a report from Der Spiegel citing data from the Federal Network Agency. At the end of 2018, only 47 percent of German Sims were able to use LTE, meaning many still rely on 3G networks. 

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