The German telco says this is a faster deployment than previous mobile generations.
Of these sites, 3,500 have also been upgraded to support 5G standalone.
The operator also claims its 5G network now covers 90% of Germany’s population. Deutsche Telekom aims to achieve 90% geographic coverage by 2025.
Board Member for Technology and Innovation Claudia Nemat says “Never before has a new generation of mobile communications been rolled out so quickly.”