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BT achieves 786 Mbps downstream in G.fast trial

Thursday 25 September 2014 | 14:46 CET | News
BT has completed a trial of Fibre To The Disribution Point (FTTdp) G.fast technology at its Adastral Park R&D centre in Ipswich which achieved 786 Mbps downstream and 231 Mbps upstream over a 19 meter length of copper. On a longer line of 66 meters, speeds reached 696 Mps downstream and 200 Mbps upstream. BT's local access network business Openreach, currently passes over 20 million UK premises with a mix of Fibre to the premises and Fibre to the cabinet technology. With FTTdp, the fibre is closer to the premises than with FTTC, meaning the copper link is much shorter. G.FAST technology is

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Companies: BT / BT Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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It might be better to concentrate on getting speeds in Southwark-London pretty close to the seat of power above 3Mbps
graham jones @ 26/9/2014 - 07:49

It will probably take them another ten years to actually roll this out to customers. All talk and no action.
Phil James @ 25/9/2014 - 16:50


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