Fixed network: the Telecom plans fast Internet via VDSL & fibre-glass

do you Think the fixed network of Telekom to a bell wire, and a rotary dial phone? Then you missed many years in the development of the fixed network. A copper

Fixed network: the Telecom plans fast Internet via VDSL & fibre-glass

do you Think the fixed network of Telekom to a bell wire, and a rotary dial phone? Then you missed many years in the development of the fixed network. A copper wire comes to your house often is still, however, very quickly, this is passed on a fiber-optic line. This in turn means that you can transfer to the line that was once thought to Call, in the meantime, up to 250 Mbit/s. Next Step: Glass Fiber.

in Addition, the Telekom has converted the telephone network serious. With very few exceptions, a normal telephone connection is an IP connection. This Migration of 25 million terminals were in operation. Just one percent of all connections has not changed, Telekom, for example, because of the VDSL Expansion at the respective place is still running. VDSL and Super-Vectoring Each year, the Telekom is investing several billion euros, the own fiber-optic network. The group has focused for many years on the VDSL Expansion. Here, the company transferred the fiber-optic cable is not up to yours, but up to the distribution box on the street.

The latest version of the Development data called the Telekom to April 2020. With half a Million connections, it has increased in the month of the speeds. Now you can book in the Telecom network and 32.5 million households a Tariff of up to 100 megabits per second.

23.4 million households will be able to book a Fare with up to 250 MBit/s or more. This is VDSL Super-Vectoring. Super-Vectoring is the Turbo for Vectoring. Here, no more needs to be buried new. However, the company technology has to replace in the cable distribution Cabinet.

by the Way: The Tariff for such a connection, for fast Internet does not have to come from the product series Magenta home. As with the classic DSL can also be used in VDSL, the connection for the home with another provider ordered, for example, in the case of Vodafone, O2 or 1&1. The best deals there is in the tariff calculator of inside digital. A true fiber connection is still the exception to this is The fastest type of connection, the real glass fiber cable FTTH is. However, this connection form, the Telekom still relatively rarely used. The Telekom itself speaks of 1.7 million technically possible connections, are booked much less.

But in the future, the change should be. The Telekom wants to annually connect 2 million households to the FTTH network.

The Bonn-based company has also established together with EWE, the company of glass-fiber-North-West. The community company will connect up to 1.5 million households to the fibre network.

Currently, the network Expansion in the context of small and large fiber projects in Bautzen, Vorpommern-Rügen and Naumburg/Saale takes place with 142 000 for households. Starting in 2021, Telekom plans each year, two million homes directly with fibre-optic cables to connect. When expanding the Telekom VDSL at my place? Some of the expansion plans, especially if they are completed in a period of a few months in the availability query to the Telecom website experience.

This article was written by Thorsten Neuhetzki

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Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 11:27

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