The installation of two antennas in El Paretón and Lébor Alto can cause incidents in the reception of the DTT signal motivated by the activation of the 4G technology, although from now on it will allow Totana users to enjoy high-speed mobile data services, better coverage inside buildings and greater geographical extension in this municipality.
The operators of mobile telephony, Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange have announced that during this week they continue in Totana with the process of implementing the 4G services in the 800MHz band for which they plan to turn on a new node.
The new technology allows you to enjoy high-speed mobile connections over LTE (4G) technology with better coverage inside buildings and greater geographic reach.
To guarantee the compatibility of the new technology with Digital Terrestrial Television (TDT), Llega800 is the entity set up by the operators to solve any effect on the reception of the television signal.
With the new nodes, the 4G implementation progresses, progressively extending throughout the national geography since July 2015. To check the locations where these services are already active, you can consult the following link: https: // www .llega800.es / list-of-municipalities-assets /.
The 4G deployment is part of the provisions of Royal Decree 805/2014, of September 19, dated April 1, 2015, in which the frequencies between 790 and 862 MHz were released (channels 61 to 69 of UHF) that until then were used for the reception of Digital Terrestrial Television, a process also known as Digital Dividend.
Thereafter, these frequencies were assigned to mobile telephony operators to provide their 4G mobile telephony services.
Main advantages: more and better coverage
With the 4G network has opened the door to innovative services and applications, in addition to providing significant improvements in both the speed of download, and data transmission - pictures, music or high-definition audiovisual content - or allow to get the most out of online applications, such as video games.
The 4G 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 of 4G technology 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 that reaches the 4G in the 800MHz band will improve the service inside buildings and will be the band that allows to extend the service geographically efficiently.
Ensuring 4G and TD compatibility
Llega800 is the managing entity in charge of offering the services that will guarantee the compatibility between the start-up of the 4G emission in the 800 MHz band and the reception of the DTT service.
This entity provides citizens with a series of free services that include, on the one hand, a previous action, thanks to which citizens residing in areas of greater affectation will receive a communication at their home that will inform them that from that At this moment they will be able to ask for free the adaptation of the antenna of their building to avoid possible incidents.
And, on the other hand, a corrective procedure, after switching on the stations, through which Llega800 will be in charge of serving the affected users, managing and resolving possible damages also at no cost.
To manage these services, a free telephone number (900 833 999) and a website www.llega800.es have been made available to citizens.