Mobile radio reception in buildings
Time and again, gaps in coverage occur, especially in enclosed spaces. The reception quality there depends on numerous influencing factors. If the quality is poor, connections are interrupted or data transmission is very slow or disrupted.
Basics 5: Private and public network
Most people associate mobile communications with the familiar public mobile communications networks. In Germany, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Telefonica and, in future, 1&1 operate public mobile networks. Almost everyone uses the networks to communicate with their cell phone or smartphone.
Government measures to improve mobile communications coverage
Mobile communications have become an indispensable part of everyday life, both at home and in business. It is regarded as a key technology for digitization. A good mobile communications infrastructure is essential for the digital transformation of industry and society.
Areas of application and relevance of mobile radio in the logistics industry
Digitalization is changing more and more areas of our lives. One of the industries particularly affected by the changes is the logistics sector. Wireless data transmission technologies and mobile communications have been used in numerous logistics applications for some time now.
National roaming in Germany
With the rollout of the new 5G mobile technology, the discussion about national roaming has picked up steam again in Germany. Network operators Telefónica Deutschland and 1&1 Drillisch recently concluded an agreement on national roaming. There are numerous advantages for consumers thanks to the possibility of roaming within Germany.
2G shutdown: When is it coming and what will be the impact?
The roll-out of the new 5G mobile communications standard is making ever greater progress in Germany. In cooperation with some mobile communications companies, the EU has already launched a flagship initiative to develop a sixth generation of mobile communications.
The 3G network shutdown is coming – 2021 is the year it will happen
3G is going into retirement: After almost 20 years, German mobile providers want to switch off the well-known mobile communications standard. We explain the providers' motives and the consequences this switch-off will have for mobile customers.