In Germany LTE is still hardly known

With the growing popularity of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, the quality of the network for many users and more important - but the new "data turbo" Long Term Evolution, LTE is short, is still largely unknown in Germany. This is the result of a study by the consulting firm Deloitte. The provider should highlight the benefits of LTE clearer.

Only 17 percent of respondents are interested in accordingly for LTE services or devices that support this standard. 42 percent of respondents do not even LTE. The largest was the interest in the technology with 24 percent among 18 - to 34-year olds.

According to the study, for which Deloitte has surveyed over 2,000 mobile customers, smartphones are driving growth in the mobile phone is currently only in the group of 18 -. Widespread and 34 years as a traditional basic mobile phones In the other age groups dominated currently in Germany but traditional phones. Among the users over 55 years, the share of smartphones is however increased this year by 225 percent.

LTE is expected to issue a stronger by the launch of the new iPhone 5, Apple will continue to support the unit in Germany, however, the standard only on the radio frequency of 1800 MHz, which is currently offering the German Telekom as the sole provider.

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