Magenta Home Giga– For the first time, can surf in Germany with private customers, with up to 1 Gbit/s on the Internet. The Telekom presented at the IFA in Berlin with Magenta home Giga is the first Gigabit port for fibre-optic customers.
Magenta home Giga with 1 Gibt/s
At the IFA, was presented on the Friday of the first Gigabit port of the Telekom. In the case of the offer, which Shop is already in the Telekom Online-available is a fiber connection up to 1 Mbit/s. According to their own statements want to be the Telecom where already FTTH networks, the actual customer to test demand for Gigabit speeds, and piloting.
The availability can already be found on the Deutsche Telekom website queried. The Magenta home GIGA-Tariff for monthly 119,95 Euro and offers an Internet-Flat with up to 1000 Mbit/s Download and 500 Mbit/s in Upload. In addition, the offer has a Flatrate in the German landline network and to all national mobile networks. Also in the Collective TV deal EntertainTV Plus is included.
However, a fibre connection requirement, the cable goes up into the house (Fiber-to-the-Home, FTTH) is for the super-fast Gigabit-line. Currently, some 700,000 have FTTH in Germany of 8.2 million fiber-optic connectors. In the Rest of the connection is sufficient only up to the distribution box. With a copper cable and a special Software (Vectoring) are headed the last few meters to the house. For the majority of the ports, the Gigabit-range, therefore, is not in use.
Super-Vectoring with up to 250 Mbit/s
In order to provide but also in the area and more households with higher bandwidths, to offer for Telekom from 2018, Super-Vectoring. The Expansion to the Super-Vectoring will enable bandwidths of up to 250 Mbit/s. In General, Telekom wants to provide 80 percent of the households in Germany with at least 50 Mbit/s.
However, not only for landline customers of the Telekom wants to offer faster Internet access. Furthermore, the Bonn-based telecommunications invested company in its LTE network, which reached speeds of up to 500 Mbit/s. According to information from the Telecom supplied 93 percent of the population with the 4G network. With the introduction of LTE 900, which was announced in March, to offer for Telekom in the next two years, a nationwide LTE network.