Good news for Warsaw residents that use the internet when traveling by metro. Orange has strengthened its network in the tunnels of the blue metro line. This means that the internet will be faster and will not be interrupt in the tunnels.
The change applies only to the blue metro line. This is were Orange enabled LTE band expansion. There should also be no interruptions in the download or upload of data when traveling between stations.
Our engineers have been working hard to start aggregating 4G LTE bands on the blue line of the Warsaw metro. The system does not use the old and limited radio resources, but whole new set of technology.said Piotr Domański from the Orange press office.
The strengthening of the network on the metro line is providing the 2100 MHz band for 4G LTE networks and another 3G carrier in the 900 MHz band. The first of them is responsible for over 90 percent. of the entire data transfer, the other for a significant proportion of data, which is why passengers should feel the improvement in quality and coverage in both cases.
The Orange press office also revealed some interesting facts about the use of the Internet by Varsovians while traveling by metro. The largest amount of traffic, on the Orange mobile network, is at the Politechnika station, followed by Centrum, Pole Mokotowskie and Dworzec Gdański stations. Which is not surprising, the largest traffic is generated in the hour. 8-9 and 16-17. Which should not come as a surprise – the traffic charts at weekends do not show major increases at these times.
You can use the internet while traveling on the subway since 2011. As the first such solution was introduced by the Play network.