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Proximus to test hybrid DSL-4G internet service

Monday 20 June 2016 | 08:46 CET | News
Belgian operator Proximus announced plans to pilot a hybrid DSL-LTE modem in order to improve broadband for customers in outlying areas. It will use technology developed with the Belgian start-up Tessares in the initial pilot in the town Frasnes-Les-Anvaing. Proximus already covers 92.4 percent of households with its VDSL network and plans to upgrade another 1,000 street cabinets this year for VDSL. However, customers further than 1.6 km from the cabinet are unable to receive the faster speeds. For example in Frasnes-Lez-Anvaing, only 60 percent of homes can receive up to 100 Mbps over VDSL.

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Proximus
Countries: Belgium
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