Already in 2021, Telefónica and die telecom known that they want to get rid of gray spots in the countryside through an extension cooperation. Gray areas are areas where one of the two cell phone providers allows a connection, but the other does not. To ensure that users of both networks can rely on stable access, the providers are already giving each other and their customers access to 200 GSM sites.
so you have according to the press release has already started the live operation of the cooperative. By the end of the year, both network operators will grant each other access to a maximum of 700 locations. As a result of this collaboration, there is no need to install a second separate radio technology or additional antennas on the mobile phone mast. Particularly in sparsely populated or heavily frequented areas, it is uneconomical for operators to set up and operate separate infrastructures with their own network technology. Therefore, the agreement is beneficial to both parties.
At the site, the operators offer all customers 4G access on the 800 megahertz frequency band. The first stations of a similar collaboration between O2 Telefónica and Vodafone Germany has also recently gone online. Customers of both network operators will have reciprocal network access at more than 1,100 additional locations. Customers of O2 Telefónica, its partner brands and the national roaming partner will receive 4G mobile reception in up to 2,000 additional locations through these two partnerships in the coming months.
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