Kabel BW speeds ahead with 100Mbps broadband in Heilbronn

9 Sep 2009

German regional cable operator Kabel BW has launched broadband internet with download speeds of up to 100Mbps in the city of Heilbronn, in the federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg, and the surrounding area. The cableco plans to be in the position to offer 100Mbps broadband to 3.5 million households in Baden-Wurttemberg across its entire network by mid-2010. As previously reported by CommsUpdate, Kabel BW launched 100Mbps broadband in the regions of Rhein-Neckar, Karlsruhe und Baden-Baden on 1 July 2009, including the cities of Mannheim and Heidelberg. The cableco implemented the DOSCIS 3.0 standard in April to raise its maximum internet download speeds to 100Mbps.

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