Tuesday, 04 August 2020

LTE not a necessity for Austria's mobilkom – CFO

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 19 August 10

Mobile operator focusing on HSPA+; criticises spectrum auction process.

While the mobile industry's march towards LTE gathers pace, with the first commercial launches due in some markets before the end of 2010, Telekom Austria on Thursday said it will be several years before it rolls out a next-generation mobile network. "Our HSPA+ network is still sufficient. LTE is not a necessity right now," said Hans Tschuden, CFO of Telekom Austria…

While the mobile industry's march towards LTE gathers pace, with the first commercial launches due in some markets before the end of 2010, Telekom Austria on Thursday said it will be several years before it rolls out a next-generation mobile network. "Our HSPA+ network is still sufficient. LTE is not a necessity right now," said Hans Tschuden, CFO of Telekom Austria…

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