Vodafone says that it has grow to be the primary cellular community in New Zealand to deploy service aggregation expertise.
Vodafone mentioned that early testing has proven the know-how delivers a big enhance in obtain speeds for 4G customers – common pace will increase of as much as fifty six p.c in some places.
Upgrades have been accomplished at seventy two websites across the nation, together with Cambridge, Kerikeri, Napier, Blenheim and a few websites in Auckland, with dozens extra deliberate for 2016.
“It is loads like including further lanes to a motorway, enabling a smoother trip and extra prospects to make the most of excessive-velocity knowledge on the similar time,” mentioned Tony Baird, Vodafone’s Expertise Director.
“With greater than forty per cent of Vodafone prospects now utilizing 4G, knowledge consumption on our 4G community has doubled within the final six months – with video streaming accounting for over 35 per cent of cell knowledge site visitors.
“These developments are set to proceed and thru Service Aggregation, we will proceed to supply sooner information speeds to help the longer term wants of Kiwis.”
Provider Aggregation is suited to Vodafone’s 4G spectrum bands – seven-hundred MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz. Low frequency seven-hundred MHz spectrum has a big footprint, greatest-positioned to ship protection to rural areas. 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz spectrum cater to smaller, denser geographical areas – like interior-metropolis and suburban spots.