How we are building a Gigabit network
大发体育娱乐在线we support our customers, both individuals and businesses, to realise these benefits. we are future-proofing our fixed line infrastructure by upgrading our cable network to the latest docsis 3.1 technology and deploying fibre deep into the network.
our fixed gigabit networks will deliver a significant improvement in the maximum user speeds and network capacity; speeds of 30mbps will directly improve the lives of millions of people. we are now europe’s largest fixed next-generation network provider by footprint, with 25 million broadband customers and 136 million marketable households in europe.
this year, 144 million customers were connected to our next-generation networks1. our networks also support a wide variety of solutions to meet society’s needs. we’re working with businesses of all sizes to make the digital society a reality.
from ensuring millions of employees across the world can work effectively from home during the covid-19 crisis, to designing new iot-connected products with and for our customers, we’re committed to helping everyone get the best from technology.
in healthcare, for example, 5g will be a real driver of innovation, helping improve staff efficiency while also improving patient care. through our connectivity, we can enable remote surgery, rehabilitation robotics and wearable sensors, to name just a few.
|Digital Item||Typical size||ADSL copper network||Gigabit Network FTTH|
|Average Kindle eBook||2.6 megabytes||1 second||21 milliseconds|
|CT scan||2 gigabytes||14 minutes||18 seconds|
|Virtual Reality Game||5 gigabytes||34 minutes||42 seconds|
|Blu-ray movie||25 gigabytes||2.8 hours||3 minutes|
|4K movie||100 gigabytes||11 hours||13 minutes|
4G/ 5G Mobile Gigabit Networks
大发体育娱乐在线today 92% of our european data sessions are at high definition standard and we have the lowest call drop rate in europe at 0.34%. in the future we will continue to evolve our 4g networks towards delivering gigabit data speeds, increased network capacity, improved response (latency) times and new service capabilities.
大发体育娱乐在线according to new data from research conducted this year, vodafone has helped generate €27.4 million of local economic contribution in ireland through the creation of six gigabit hubs in remote communities, which in turn have helped create hundreds of jobs and businesses.
大发体育娱乐在线in 2019, vodafone uk launched a new report focused on how technology can be harnessed to tackle loneliness in people over 50 and also highlights that a significant number of older people are not confident using technology.