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Alcatel-Lucent ships one million VDSL2 vectoring lines

Thursday 18 April 2013 | 16:03 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent has shipped one million VDSL2 vectoring lines to 11 service providers since launching the technology in late 2011. VDSL2 enables up to 100 Mbps downstream speeds at up to 400m and is seen as a short term way of reaching broadband coverage targets while FTTH is their ultimate goal. Operators who have deployed Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 vectoring system include Telekom Austria and Belgacom.The company shipped 471,000 lines in 2012 and the remainder this year. While the number of lines/ports is the common metric, one line card can handle 48 lines. The number of customers taking up a

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Companies: A1 Telekom Austria / Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Belgacom / China Telecom / P&T Luxembourg / TDC Mobil
Countries: World
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