Tuesday, September 20, 2011
See "Allot Service Gateway Deployed in Tier 1 European LTE Rollout - Mobile operator supporting over 30 million subscribers expands deployment from 3G to 4G" - here.
Also today, Mobile World l!ve reports that Tom Witzschel, regional director for Vodafone Germany, said that "the company is set to double the number of LTE base stations it has in operation in the coming months, increasing the total from the current 1,000 .. In addition to selling a home router and dongles to provide access to LTE data services, the company is also offering a home box which supports voice telephony - We have a chance in the rural areas to replace the fixed network, and this is very interesting to us .. 100TB of data is crossing the operator’s LTE infrastructure each week, which was described as “very huge numbers for the start of a network”. See also - "Vodafone Uses DPI and Policy Management to Improve QoE (and the vendors are..)" - here.
On June 30, 2011 Vodafone Germany had 36M mobile subscribers. of which 27,000 were LTE customers (here).
See "Vodafone set for German LTE network boost" - here.