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BT plans G.fast field trials, test lab in Swansea

Wednesday 20 May 2015 | 20:34 CET | News
BT has confirmed at the Swansea Bay City Region Innovation Summit that it will trial G.fast in the Welsh city. Selected residential and business premises in the Swansea area will benefit from 'ultrafast' broadband speeds of up to 500 Mbps as part of the technology trial. The operator has been testing G.fast at its labs in Adastral Park, Suffolk and plans to begin two large-scale field trials in Huntingdon and Gosforth this summer. They will be led by local access network subsidiary Openreach and will be open to all communications providers on an equal basis. Swansea will join these locations

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / BT / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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