Deutsche Telekom plans fibre-optic network expansion

Monday 28 February 2011 | 15:00 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom has confirmed plans to deploy FTTH connections to up to 160,000 households in ten cities in 2011. Selected districts of the cities of Braunschweig, Bruehl, Hanover, Hennigsdorf, Neu-Isenburg, Kornwestheim, Mettmann, Offenburg, Potsdam and Rastatt will be wired with fibre in 2011. To meet increasing demand for bandwidth, Telekom is deploying a combination of technologies that matches fibre optics and copper lines with broadband wireless such as HSPA+, LTE and WLANs, to create a nationwide, broadband gigabit network. Pilot fibre projects were launched in Hennigsdorf and

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Categories: Fixed / Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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