Groups warn against restricting unbundled last mile access

Tuesday 16 October 2012 | 11:17 CET | News
German telecoms industry groups Breko, Buglas and VATM have issued a joint statement criticising plans by Deutsche Telekom to no longer offer access to the local loop at street cabinet level. Telekom plans to employ so-called vectoring technology in the last mile, which supports data rates of up to 100 Mbps even over short distances from the street cabinet and homes. This means it will no longer offer unbundled access for other carriers. The groups welcomed the introduction of vectoring technology, but warned against a 're-monopolization' of the last mile by restricting unbundled access for

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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