It is usual that the figures on 4 G war has a healthy pique between Vodafone and Orange, with a clear benefit from this: users. When both companies have accounts leverage to do a review of their respective deployments, but outside these times there are also moments to have a look at the progress of the coverage.
And while Orange announced this morning the start of the use of trilogue aggregation in Madrid and Barcelona to reach 336 Mbps of download, Vodafone now announces a larger deployment. In the coming weeks the Red operator will make use of carrier aggregation in 30 cities in 24 provinces to offer its customers speeds of the future.
Vodafone always has been considered one of the operators with better coverage in Spain, and in order to not lose that position continues to work on improving its network. After dialing the highest average speed in the study of OpenSignal, operator prepares an improvement of its 4G network making use of carrier aggregation.
Up to 336 Mbps in 30 cities
Vodafone currently has with 4G in more than 1,700 municipalities coverage, According to its numbers the most coverage in Spain at present. That statement contrasts with OpenSignal data, but with a tint. The study of the app measures while users are connected to 4G networks, but from Vodafone say having the network designed in such a way that when the 4 G network is not optimal is jump to 3 G, to ensure the best experience to your customers.
Shading the topic of the 4G coverage, each operator offers their numbers and OpenSignal offers its own measurements, Vodafone has reminded us the presence of their 4 G + (with up to 300 Mbps of download) in 130 municipalities but the novelty comes with the next use of the band of the 800 MHz.Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Valencia, Coruña, Gijón, Burgos, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santander and Jerez de la Frontera are among the first cities that will receive this improvement
So far the operator added two bands but in the near future to the 1,800 and 2,600 MHz will be added that of the 800 MHz, thanks to which the aforementioned 336 Mbps will be achieved. The antennas are already prepared for that improvement, even if the operator expects the launch of new terminals able to take advantage of this breakthrough for his coming-out.
Among the cities that will first receive the best 4 G + are Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Valencia, Coruña, Gijón, Burgos, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santander and Jerez de la Frontera. In total will be 30 cities in 24 provinces in the first wave, which they imagined that is soon to be joined more locations.
As mentioned at the beginning of the article, the bout between Vodafone and Orange for having the best 4 G network is beneficial for everyone, especially for the users. Thanks to her Spain is ranked 11 at average speed of 4G in the study of OpenSignal, where our black spot is the coverage, far removed from most leading countries.