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Vodacom South Africa reaches 500 Mbps on live 4G+

Wednesday 21 June 2017 | 09:40 CET | News
Vodacom said it has become the first operator in South Africa to break the 500 Mbps barrier on its live LTE-Advanced (4G+) network. The test was carried out using a Samsung Galaxy S8+, and Ookla measured the speed at 549.99 Mbps. It was run on a commercial, LTE-Advanced base station at the Vodacom regional office in Nelspruit (Mpumalanga) on 06 June using all three frequency bands. A total bandwidth of 35 MHz was used, by carrier-aggregating three different spectrum bands of 10 MHz of 900 MHz, 10 MHz of 1800 MHz and 15 MHz of 2100 MHz Vodacom spectrum.

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Companies: Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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