- Mobile phone operators begin to offer new generation mobile services in Torrevieja, 4G and 5G, in the 700 and 800MHz bands.
- The new technology will allow the people of Torrevieja to enjoy high-speed mobile data services, will improve coverage inside buildings and will expand the geographical area.
- Arrive700 is the entity in charge of guaranteeing the compatibility of this service with DTT
The mobile telephony operators, Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange, have announced that during the next few weeks they will carry out in Torrevieja the process of implementing new generation mobile telephony services, 4G and 5G, on the 800 and 700 MHz bands, respectively , which will allow Torrevejenses to enjoy high-speed mobile connections with better coverage inside buildings and greater geographical extension.
To guarantee the compatibility of the new technology with digital terrestrial television (DTT), Arrive700 is the entity launched by the operators to solve any affectation in the reception of the television signal.
The implementation process is being carried out gradually throughout the national geography. To check if these services are already active in Torrevieja (or any other location), you can consult the following link: https://www.llega700.es/contacto_mapa.php
The deployment is part of the provisions of Royal Decree 579/2019, of October 11, from which the frequencies between 694 and 790 MHz (channels 49 to 60 of UHF) that were used until then were released. for the reception of Digital Terrestrial Television, a process also known as the Second Digital Dividend. From then on, these frequencies were assigned to mobile phone operators to provide their new generation mobile phone services.
Main advantages: more and better coverage
With the new mobile network, the door has been opened to innovative services and applications, in addition to providing significant improvements in both download speed and data sending (photos, music or high-definition audiovisual content) or allowing you to get the most out of to online applications, such as video games.
The new generation mobile phone network introduces two fundamental improvements. The first is the solvency of the various problems related to complicated orographies present in the Spanish geography where coverage traditionally failed. The second is the great penetration in interior areas of buildings.
The new generation also facilitates the introduction of new services in the business area and public administrations, such as mobile business applications with high multimedia content or the use of video calls, among others.
In addition, the greater coverage achieved by the deployment in the 700 and 800 MHz bands will improve the service inside buildings and will be the band that allows the service to be extended geographically efficiently.
Guaranteeing the compatibility of the new generation mobile network and DTT
Arrive700 is the managing entity in charge of offering the services that will guarantee compatibility between the start-up of 4G and 5G mobile broadcasting in the 800 and 700 MHz bands, respectively, and the reception of the DTT service.
In order to guarantee this compatibility, Arrive700 provides citizens with a series of free services that includes a corrective procedure after the stations are turned on, for which Arrive700 will be in charge of attending to the affected users, managing and resolving possible damages at no cost.
To manage these services, a free phone number (900 833 999) and a website www.llega700.es have been made available to citizens.