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BT, Alcatel-Lucent launch G.fast consumer trial in Gosforth

Friday 9 October 2015 | 15:46 CET | News
BT and Alcatel-Lucent have launched an extensive consumer trial of broadband access G.fast technology in Gosforth, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the north-east of England. During the trial, G.fast will enable data speeds of up to 330 Mbps, delivered over copper infrastructure directly into premises. Alcatel-Lucent's G.fast technology has already been in trials with more than 30 operators worldwide. The BT trial will cover up to 2,000 homes in Gosforth and will last 6-9 months. This follows a smaller pilot conducted by BT and Alcatel-Lucent around Hethersett in Norfolk earlier in 2015.

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent / BT
Countries: United Kingdom
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