Swiss beat UK's BT to next-gen G.fast broadband

Swiss beat UK's BT to next-gen G.fast broadband
 

Switzerland is the first country in Europe to deliver so-called ultrafast broadband to customers through traditional copper infrastructure, according to service provider Swisscom.
It said 1,000 customers were now using a G.fast connection, which can reach speeds of 500Mbps.
G.fast lets copper cables carry data at faster speeds than before.
In the UK, BT's Openreach has been trialling G.fast technology, but customers can not yet buy packages.
Openreach has been installing the fibre optic cables that facilitate superfast broadband across the UK, but has so far focused on connecting street... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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