COSMOTE Romania commercially launched yesterday the 4G services in Bucharest (the Northern area) and Otopeni, Ploiesti, Cluj, Iasi and in the touristic areas of Sinaia, Busteni, Predeal, a press release informs. The 4th generation network provides significantly improved customer experience, by allowing download speeds of up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 37.5 Mbps. Thus, the much broader band is specifically available for meeting the growing customers’ demand for data capacity. In order to place the enabling role of its products and services in the centre of a highly connected life, the new 4G COSMOTE network is available for data uploading and downloading initially through two modems, Huawei E3276 and ZTE MF823, each one at 99 lei (VAT included), respectively through Samsung Galaxy Note LTE 10.1 tablet at 1369 lei (VAT included), all with Connect XXL 2-year subscription.
Existing data customers and also new customers having one of these devices now have at their disposal the 4G Extension extra-option, which can be activated in COSMOTE shops network located in the 4G coverage area, on top of Connect 3G S-XXL and Connect T rate plans. Users willing to have extra data traffic included at 4G speeds have available the 4G Extra extra-option which can be applied on top of a Connect 3G subscription with 4G Extension already activated, offering 1 GB at speeds of up to 75 Mbps, for a fee of 3.72 euro (VAT included). At mid-April, COSMOTE Romania was offering the best 3G data network with mobile broadband download speeds of up to 43.2 Mbps in 159 cities and over 1000 localities across Romania, covering over 49.5 percent of the population.