Surprise result in South African 4G coverage battle

cavedog

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When are we getting the speed report from mybroadbands tests? The compitition was to increase sample size. That will be an interesting result to see.
 

koeks525

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Vodacom’s score of 72% in OpenSignal’s measurements was followed by Cell C on 68% and Telkom with 66%.
How does Cell C have 68% LTE coverage in the country when they only have LTE networks in CPT, DBN, JHB, PTA and Richards Bay? I am aware of a roaming agreement signed with MTN, but I don't know if its in effect yet.
 

Johnatan56

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How does Cell C have 68% LTE coverage in the country when they only have LTE networks in CPT, DBN, JHB, PTA and Richards Bay? I am aware of a roaming agreement signed with MTN, but I don't know if its in effect yet.
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"Urban areas contain about two-thirds of the population; many of these consist of huge informal or squatter settlements."[38]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_South_Africa
If you calculate by population, then they could be by just covering cities.
 

Swa

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How does Cell C have 68% LTE coverage in the country when they only have LTE networks in CPT, DBN, JHB, PTA and Richards Bay? I am aware of a roaming agreement signed with MTN, but I don't know if its in effect yet.
They definitely have coverage in more than just those cities. It's probably just a geographic moniker like people that live here say they live in Johannesburg.
 

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How does Cell C have 68% LTE coverage in the country when they only have LTE networks in CPT, DBN, JHB, PTA and Richards Bay? I am aware of a roaming agreement signed with MTN, but I don't know if its in effect yet.
I don't think roaming will apply here otherwise they would have the same coverage as their roaming partner
 
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