Emerging leaders in high-speed broadband

Thursday 25 April 2013 | 11:47 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
Countries with active cable operators are growing the number of households able to receive 50Mbps or higher internet speeds more quickly, according to research by Telecompaper. In addition to upgrading their own networks for faster speeds, cable companies stimulate the competition to improve their (V)DSL networks or develop fibre services, leading to more activity on the high-speed network front. Unsurprisingly countries with difficult terrains and/or very large populations are not moving as fast in rolling out next-generation broadband, even when they have governments actively promoting or

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Belgacom / BIPT / Elion / Kabel BW / Kabel Deutschland / NextGen Communications / Numericable / RomTelecom / Siminn / Starman / Swisscom / Telekom Deutschland / Telenet / Telia / Unitymedia / UPC Cablecom / Vodafone / Voo
Countries: Australia / Belgium / Estonia / France / Germany / Iceland / Ireland / Malaysia / New Zealand / Romania / Slovakia / Switzerland / Ukraine / United Kingdom
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Comms Alliance supports NBN rollout of vectored VDSL2

Published 23 Sep 2014 08:56 CET | Australia
Australia's peak telecommunications industry group, the Communications Alliance (Comms Alliance), has released updates to ...

Belgacom to raise VDSL speeds to 70 Mbps with vectoring

Published 24 Oct 2013 10:36 CET | Belgium
Belgacom will raise download speeds on its VDSL network to 70 Mbps from January, thanks to vectoring technology from ...

Numericable Belgium raises peak download speed to 200 Mbps

Published 04 Sep 2013 10:14 CET | Belgium
Numericable Belgium has upgraded its top-tier internet service to offer customers peak download speeds of 200 Mbps and uploads at ...

G.fast passes ITU first stage approval

Published 16 Jul 2013 14:29 CET | World
The ITU's Study Group 15 has given first stage approval to a new Gigabit broadband standard called G.fast, which delivers up to 1 ...

BT rolls out fibre broadband in Chipping Norton

Published 22 May 2013 10:48 CET | United Kingdom
Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed the launch of high-speed, fibre broadband in the Oxfordshire village of Chipping ...

Voo closer to unveiling quadruple-play

Published 16 May 2013 10:02 CET | Belgium
Belgian cable operator Voo will launch a quadruple-play offering "in a few weeks," according to parent Tecteo, as reported in ...

Gossau council aproves fibre network funding

Published 13 May 2013 15:33 CET | Switzerland
The city council in Gossau has approved city funding of CHF 15.8 million for a new fibre-optic network. The plans will now be put ...

Netherlands ranks third in 50+Mbps coverage in Europe, fourth globally

Published 09 Apr 2013 17:05 CET | Andorra
Telecompaper has updated its global research on the penetration of broadband services able to deliver over 50 Mbps. The country ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

20 Apr Grameenphone Q1 2021
20 Apr Netflix Q1 2021
20 Apr Atos Q1 2021
20 Apr Iridium Communications Q1 2021
20 Apr Apple 'Spring Loaded' event
21 Apr HKBN H1 results
21 Apr Crown Castle Q1 2021
21 Apr Netgear Q1 2021
21 Apr Elisa Q1 2021
21 Apr Orange Belgium Q1 2021
21 Apr Verizon Q1 2021
21 Apr Rogers Communications Q1 2021
21 Apr Comcast Q1 2021
21 Apr Ericsson Q1 2021
21 Apr Vivendi Q1 2021
21 Apr Proximus AGM
22 Apr Tele2 Q1 2021
22 Apr AT&T Q1 2021
22 Apr Orange Q1 2021
22 Apr VeriSign Q1 2021
22 Apr Snap Q1 2021
22 Apr Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Q1
22 Apr Intel Q1 2021
22 Apr FCC meeting
23 Apr Telia Q1 2021
25 Apr Vodafone Qatar Q1
26 Apr SBA Communications Q1 2021
::: More Calendar Items