4G network pilot launch by COSMOTE


As of Monday October 15th, COSMOTE will proceed to the pilot launch of its mobile broadband 4G network to selected users in Athens and Thessaloniki achieving another first for its telecommunication network and taking another step towards the commercial launch of fourth-generation services.

The company has already announced the gradual development of 4G network technology LTE (Long Term Evolution), which proceeds apace. At the lab level, the company has successfully completed 4G network tests, as well as its commercial network equipment performance tests.

Consumers who want to be the first to live the 4G experience, when it is commercially available, will have the opportunity to obtain the special user equipment by priority, filling in the Request Form which will be available on www.cosmote.gr as of Monday October 15th.

The 4G network allows multiple Internet access speed, advanced multimedia applications use, such as HD Streaming and HD Video-Conferencing, as well as sending and receiving of large files, thereby significantly enhancing user experience. Thus, users on average will be able to download an HD movie in 2-3 minutes.