Guests of the Eurovision naturally chose Vodafone
During the competition the smartphone 90% of the time transmit data
The main song contest of Europe became a serious challenge not only for artists but also for mobile operators. Viewers and fans are so actively shared their impressions and emotions that inadvertently set a record of Ukraine — they created the largest in the history of the load on individual base station. With more than half of foreign tourists chose to communicate Vodafone Ukraine.
For Eurovision guests came from 89 countries, and some of them had to overcome more than 16.5 thousand kilometers. Communication with friends at home, they and other fans kept mainly through the 3G social networks, YouTube and the like.
During the competition the smartphone 90% of the time transmit data but the network is Vodafone handle the load. This helped the new solution, the 5-beam mobile antenna 3G. It smoothly transferred 5 terabytes of information even despite the fact that the load on one base station was a record for Ukraine — almost 85 GB per day. Despite this, the number of successful connections made up of 99.4%, which is above the adopted standard of 98.5%.
How many pictures and videos can be shoot at 5 TB actively used the Internet and where Ukrainians were sent SMS during the Eurovision song contest look at the infographic from Vodafone Ukraine: