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German govt commits to gigabyte network by 2025

Wednesday 9 November 2016 | 20:42 CET | News
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The German government has laid out a plan to roll out the necessary infrastructure for 1 Gbps download speeds in Germany by 2025. Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt tabled a new policy paper laying out a four phase approach to a 'Gigabyte Society'. The policy was formulated on the back of a report by the Fraunhofer Fokus research group commissioned by the ministry. Under the first phase, which is to be completed by the end of 2018, the government aims to provide all households with at least a 50 Mbps connection, though many new installations will be

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Categories: Internet
Companies: BREKO / Buglas / Deutsche Telekom / VATM
Countries: Germany
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Great... you don't even know the difference between gigabit and gigabyte.
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