German fibre-optic network operator Deutsche Glasfaser has doubled the speed of its fastest internet access for private households from 500Mbps to 1Gbps.
The number of FTTH connections in Spain exceeded 5.5 million in May, according to the latest data published by the regulator CNMC.
German regional telco EWE has commenced offering 1Gbps internet access for private customers.
German broadband internet via satellite provider Eusanet and Eutelsat Broadband, the broadband subsidiary of satellite operator Eutelsat, have set up a new solution in which a local FTTH network is connected to the backbone via satellite.
Tele Columbus group, Germany’s third-largest cable company, has taken the first German fibre-optic network into service on which 1Gbps internet access will be offered to private households.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has won further customers for its domestic IPTV platform Entertain through the rollout of its fibre-optic network to further areas.
There are now more subscribers to fibre broadband services worldwide than any other fixed broadband technology, according to research by Point Topic.
German fibre-to-the home (FTTH) provider Breitbandversorgung Deutschland (BBV) will launch a comprehensive multiscreen IPTV service for reception on TV sets and mobile devices based on a white label solution from internet TV provider Zattoo.
Germany’s national telco Deutsche Telekom won 65,000 new customers for its domestic IPTV platform Entertain in Q4 2014.
The number of active FttH homes in the Netherlands has surpassed 750,000, according to the Telecompaper FttH Monitor.