Everything Everywhere, Orange And T-Mobile Joint Venture To Launch LTE In 2012, Pending Ofcom Approval

Posted on Feb 23 2012 - 11:03am by Editorial Staff

The joint venture between Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom, Everything Everywhere has announced its plans to roll out next-generation networks 4G network on its Orange and T-mobile brands in United Kingdom, the await now is of Ofcom approval by the spring – with the roll out of a nationwide HSPA+ (3.5G) network – will provide 50% faster data speeds for T-Mobile and Orange mobile broadband customers – New trial in Bristol to test 4G LTE using existing 1800MHz spectrum – along with which a £1.5 billion (about US $2.35 billion) network evolution project progressing, with £1.4 million (about US $2.2 million) being invested every day

“Everything Everywhere’s vision is to launch 4G for Britain as soon as possible, and the roll out of 3.5G HSPA+ and our 4G trials across Britain are major steps towards delivering on that promise,” Olaf Swantee, CEO at Everything Everywhere, said. “Everything Everywhere’s vision is to launch 4G for Britain as soon as possible, and the roll out of 3.5G HSPA+ and our 4G trials across Britain are major steps towards delivering on that promise.”

Meanwhile, Ofcom is also preparing for an auction of spectrum among the Britain’s carrier which also includes Vodafone, O2 and Three that will be awarded specifically for 4G services. Concluding on the whole, Olaf Swantee says, “There is a great opportunity for the UK to have the 21st Century network that it so deserves.”

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