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German telecom sector ambitious for gigabit society by 2025

Germany has one of Europe’s largest telecom markets, as befits a country with a population of more than 82 million. Penetration in the broadband and mobile sectors is about average for the region. Both the fixed network and broadband markets … Continue reading

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Europe’s search for a Gigabit Society requiring a multi-technology mix

The EC’s Gigabit Society program is the latest incremental step up in terms of data rates, and is very much a response to consumer expectations as well as to the potential of various technologies. This is not necessarily focused on FttP, … Continue reading

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Why we need gigabit networks

There is currently a great deal of debate regarding the need for gigabit networks. There are still a lot of voices, often led by conservative political and media people, who argue that hardly anyone needs such networks. Unfortunately for them, … Continue reading

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Can Cable Networks Deliver a Gigabit?

The short answer is yes, they are soon going to be able to do that, but with a whole list of caveats. Doug Dawson at CCG Consulting looked at the various issues involved: DOCSIS 3.1: First, a cable company has … Continue reading

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