German cable operator Tele Columbus has begun upgrading its network with DOCSIS 3.1 to enable 1Gbps internet access.
Vodafone Deutschland is preparing the introduction of the new cable standard DOCSIS 4.0 and intends to test the system in a trial next year, provided that the first hardware prototypes are available.
Vodafone Deutschland has removed the last analogue TV and radio channels from its cable network in Stendal in Saxony-Anhalt, thus completing analogue switch-off in all 13 served federal states.
German cable operator Unitymedia now also offers internet access with a data rate of up to 1Gbps in Mannheim and Heilbronn.
German cable operator Tele Columbus wants to offer 1Gbps internet access across its cable network in Berlin.
German cable operator Unitymedia aims to provide over 1.3 million households with its DOCSIS 3.1-based 1Gbps high-speed internet access by the end of 2018, CEO Winni Rapp told Broadband TV News.
Vodafone Deutschland has commenced the rollout of high-speed internet access with a data rate of up to 1Gbps for downloads on its cable network.
Liberty Global has deployed the Arris E6000 Gen 2 platform to roll out DOCSIS 3.1 services in Germany.
VodafoneZiggo has started Docsis 3.1 tests in the city of Utrecht with 20 households and companies.
A new survey by the Connected Home Division of Technicolor finds that 76% of cable operator executives, managers and engineers currently oversee plans to ramp up investments in DOCSIS 3.1 technology.