Fiber to the home technology

164 German Municipalities Can Now Surf Internet with 100 Mbps

Thanks to Deutsche Telekom’s continuing improvements and development of its fiber optic networks, 164 Municipalities in Germany can now access to the broadband internet speeds of up to 100 Mbps. By adding 21,600 more households to the list of 100 Mbps service, now a total of 132,000 households in 164 municipalities will get the advantage of the speed enhancement by…

EC Orders Investigation Over DT’s G.fast Plan

Reuters reports that the European Commission(EC) has opened an in-depth investigation into Germany’s approval of Deutsche Telekom’s (DT) plan to use its existing copper wiring to connect homes and offices up to its high-speed fiber optic broadband network because it could harm competition. The telecommunication regulator BNetzA had approved in November 2015 a proposal from Deutsche Telekom to use vectoring…

Germany Gets Grant for High Speed Broadband Network Expansion

High speed broadband network projects will soon change the telecom landscape of German cities and villages as the country receives a grant of 3 billion euros to develop next generation access technologies. European Commission has approved Germany‚Äôs proposal for a national support scheme that aimed at massive deployment of next generation broadband networks according to EU state aid rules. EU…