Beginning in 2010, Germany the LTE network will be expanded. Who would like to connect to the mobile Internet, can do in the meantime speed with a comparable DSL. In Germany, the ability to surf in the Internet mobile is already for several years. At the beginning of the mobile Internet could be surfed via the mobile wireless standard GSM mobile Internet. A maximum speed of 56 kbit / s was achieved with the help of GSM in the download.
In the course of technical development, this speed for mobile services was no longer sufficient. Meanwhile, nearly every new mobile phone has a HTML browser. With a HTML browser, the user has the option to call Web pages such as on the home PC with the phone. Due to the fact that more and more websites have high resolution images or also short videos, a speed of 56 kbit / s is no longer sufficient. For several years, a new mobile phone standard is available in Germany. There is talk of UMTS. With the help of UMTS can almost in the entire Federal territory with a speed of up to 384 kbit / s can be surfed on the Internet. The speed can be increased but still significantly thanks to various extensions.
The data Turbo HSDPA is responsible for ensuring that maximum speeds of up to 14.4 Mbit / s can be achieved in the download. Although such high speeds can be achieved with UMTS, most prevalent in 2010 in Germany a new mobile communications standard. LTE will replace the existing UMTS network. The developers expect that the LTE in the download will be speed up to 100 Mbit/s. This speed was reached in a first field trial. Torsten Heinsius