From red / dpa
The Bundesnetzagentur has given the green light for the expansion of high speed internet connections by using the controversial Vectoring technology. With the method very high download speeds can be achieved in conventional copper cable lines.
Bonn – the president of the Bundesnetzagentur Jochen Homann stressed the step of using the vectoring technology will “make a decisive contribution to advancing the widespread deployment of broadband networks. “with the vectoring technology download speeds of up to 100 megabits per second can also in conventional copper cable lines can be achieved
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The Authority informed at the same time, the German Telekom had herself committed to “nationwide to tap all vicinities with the vectoring technology”.
The new technology is however not without controversy. The telecom competitors complained that order in the affected areas ceased to exist as the economic basis for expanding significantly faster fiber lines. In addition, it is technically known as that only one provider Vectoring can expand in a short range. The Telekom competitors see it as a massive threat to competition