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Vodafone Germany encounters difficulties with Docsis 3.1 standard - report

Friday 1 June 2018 | 16:50 CET | News
Participants told Golem that they experienced outages and losses of data during the tests, while the router never reaches promised upload speeds of 100 Mbps. The OFDMA channels used for Docsis 3.1 also suffered from disturbances thanks to installation problems. Internet traffic was also completely cut off at multiple points even though the routine was shown online on its web interface, said FUT participants. 

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Arris / Unitymedia / Vodafone
Countries: Germany
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