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Tele Columbus extends 400Mbps internet to new cities

Tele Columbus zentrale_hannover_bigGerman cable operator Tele Columbus is extending its ultra high-speed 400Mbps internet service to new areas, covering approximately 610,000 homes.

The expansion means that the service will be available to 840,000 homes in total served by Tele Columbus via its own and the former networks of Primacom.

The operator launched the high-speed service in Jena and Potsdam in April 2015, connecting about 60,000 homes in the course of last year.

The subsequent phase of expansion will bring the service to Berlin, Chemnitz, Erfurt, Halle, Hennigsdorf, Köthen, Zwickau and Dresden as well as Falkensee, Kleinmachnow, Schönefeld, Teltow, Hoppegarten, Flöha, Leuna, Bad Dürrenberg, Teutschental, Velten, Oberkrämer, Hartenstein, Lößnitz, Reinsdorf and Wilkau-Haßlau zur Verfügung.

Tele Columbus’s top-line package offers 400Mbps downstream and 12Mbps upstream.

Chief marketing officer Stefan Beberweil said that the service was proof of the capability of broadband cable outperform the implementation of Vectoring technology to boost DSL speeds.