According to the Observatoire 2G/3G/4G report published today by ANFR, the French National Frequencies Agency, with 5 248 4G radio sites lit up, SFR is the operator having activated the greatest number of new 4G sites in 2016. These massive deployments will continue in 2017 and will enable SFR to cover 90% of the population by the end of the year.
As the first operator to launch 4G in France, SFR posted once again the market’s best performance and reached a new production record. SFR achieves the largest 4G network extension on the market. With the 730 new 4G sites lit up, the SFR network now has 9,835 4G sites supporting 16,297 4G antennas.
Number of 4G sites activated in 2016 (source : ANFR)
Michel Paulin, SFR’s CEO, commented: « 2016 was a record year for SFR which, thanks to the involvement of its teams, achieved historic 4G deployments enabling it to return to the best level. Every day we are committed to pursuing the extension of our superfast broadband network through our country and guaranteeing the best speeds to our private residential and business customers «
The Observatoire 2G/3G/4G, produced by the Agence Nationale des Fréquences (National Frequencies Agency), is available in French on the website www.anfr.fr