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Telefonica, Huawei testing 1 Gbps fibre service - report

Monday 22 September 2014 | 09:12 CET | News
Telefonica and Huawei have carried out initial trials on the operator's Spanish network with a view to offering a 1 Gbps download and upload fibre service by 2015, reports business daily Expansion. When launched, the symmetric 1 Gbps service would be ten times faster than the 100 Mbps download service that Telefonica currently offers under its Movistar brand. Upload speeds, meanwhile, would be one hundred times the highest possible theoretical speed available under Movistar's best current offer. According to the report, Telefonica is employing Huawei's Next-Generation PON Evolution (NGPON)

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Companies: Huawei China / Jazztel / Movistar / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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