Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Telekom DE build-out plans 2019, part 2: mobile densification, 5G, FTTH, FTTO, IoT

Deutsche Telekom's Telekom DE: build-out plans for 2019 (part 2):

  • 2k new base stations (o/w 300 in Bavaria, 250 in BW, 250 in NRW; focus on roads & railways; o/w half in rural areas)
  • add small cells (mainly in Hamburg, Berlin, M√ľnchen; in public phones, lampposts, street furniture)
  • additional 5G test sites (Darmstadt 19Q1; currently Port of Hamburg)
  • 60k km fiber (currently 500k)
  • expand FTTH (61k HH in Bautzen, 47k in M√§rkischer Kreis, 45k in Sachsen, 30k in Stuttgart)
  • upgrade 5m HH from <50 to="">50 Mb/s
  • connect 140 business parks to FTTO
  • expand NB-IoT (machine/sensor network) nationwide by end 2019 (currently 35k connected parking spaces, with Park & Joy app, x2 or x3 in 2019)