German cable ISP hits 4.7Gbps Internet speeds via existing infrastructure

Rick

TS Evangelist
Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable provider, claims to have broken Internet speed records yesterday. While besting existing network throughput records seems to be a frequent occurrence, Kabel Deutschland's 4.7Gbps demonstration...

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Adhmuz

TechSpot Paladin
For the average consumer this means little to nothing as usual, like most advances in the networking world. For business it means not having to upgrade your lines for another couple of years. Its fast, for a coax cable. Recently at a LAN here in Montreal they had 5Gbps supplied by Videotron, slightly faster but that was using fiber.
 

soldier1969

TS Booster
Still alot cheaper here in the US, I get 60mbs down 15mbs up for $80 a month docsis 3.0 on Comcast cable. 98 % faster than the rest of the US.
 

gobbybobby

TS Guru
I just got upgraded from 1 Meg to 2 Megs meaning I now meet the required 2 meg minimum for every home set by the government.


now my ISP doesn't have to spend a penny upgrading my line till 2017 which I think is a min of 10 meg...


YAY British telecommunication. (BT my ISP)
 
G

Guest

here in romania I download on torrent with 10 MB/s for 7,5 euro. and phone subscripition.:)
 

Burty117

TechSpot Chancellor
<p>I just got upgraded from 1 Meg to 2 Megs meaning I now meet the required 2 meg minimum for every home set by the government. </p>
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<p>now my ISP doesn't have to spend a penny upgrading my line till 2017 which I think is a min of 10 meg... </p>
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<p>YAY British telecommunication. (BT my ISP)</p>
That Sucks, BT have just sent us a letter to say we can get Infinity 2 to our house.
78MB down and 20MB up ... Hope they do this to the rest of the country!