The new map shows the reception location of your smartphone

Anyone who goes on a business trip or vacation sometimes asks: Can I have network with my mobile phone? There is now a website for Germany that clarifies this question. The fifth generation of 5G mobile phone connections has yet to be demonstrated.

Mobile network coverage in all villages, cities and uninhabited areas in Germany can be seen for the first time on an online map from the Federal Network Agency. On the now-active websitewww.breitband-monitor.deThe availability of the three network operators, namely Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefónica, is shown.

like this a map Not yet there, accessibility can be seen in streets and addresses – on different cellular standards 2G, 3G and 4G. 5G will also be added in the future. Fifth generation mobile networks have just been established.

Regular data review

The comprehensive map data comes from the three network operators, and the regulator is verifying its accuracy on a random basis. “We are monitoring the evolution of mobile network coverage and will make data available to the public on a regular basis in the future,” said Jochen Homan, head of the Federal Network Agency. The overview will be updated quarterly, next time in January 2021.

According to the map, 96.5 percent of the area in Germany is provided with 4G (LTE) by at least one network operator. If you add 3G slower, you get 97.3% of the country. Including 2G (Edge), the dead spots without a single network operator active would shrink to just 0.3 percent of the nation’s land area. However, for consumers, these are theoretical values ​​because their mobile phones only connect to one of the three networks – the areas where there is no connection with their smartphones is greater. On the map, he can see exactly where his cell phone contract threatens a dead zone or fast speed internet.

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Brooke Vargas

"Devoted gamer. Webaholic. Infuriatingly humble social media trailblazer. Lifelong internet expert."

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