Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Deutsche Telekom latest to try out XG-Fast

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 01 February 16

German incumbent reaches 11 Gbps over 50-metre copper lines albeit under lab conditions.

Deutsche Telekom has become the latest operator to try out XG-Fast as a means of squeezing more capacity out of its copper broadband network. The test took place under laboratory conditions in late 2015 using equipment developed by Alcatel-Lucent, which has since been taken over by Nokia. In the test, Deutsche Telekom reached bandwidth speeds of more than 11 Gbps on bonded pairs of Cat 6 cables 50 metres in length…

Deutsche Telekom has become the latest operator to try out XG-Fast as a means of squeezing more capacity out of its copper broadband network. The test took place under laboratory conditions in late 2015 using equipment developed by Alcatel-Lucent, which has since been taken over by Nokia. In the test, Deutsche Telekom reached bandwidth speeds of more than 11 Gbps on bonded pairs of Cat 6 cables 50 metres in length…

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