Ziggo delivers new modem in anticipation of possible 500Mbit / s subscription




Provider Ziggo is considering to offer cable internet with download speeds of 500Mbit / s. This confirms the cable company against Tweakers. Leading up to the higher speed produces the provider on Monday a new router out to customers.

Ziggo now offers Internet with a theoretical maximum download speed of 200Mbit / s, but internally Ziggo quite a while testing with connections up to 500Mbit / s. The upload speed at which testing is 50Mbit / s. The cable company tells Tweakers not sure yet know whether it will really deliver the new speed and what kind of subscription that will be.

The new WiFi modem is a Technicolor TC7210 . The cable company has already tested the router recent months and as of Monday, customers can get both the new Technicolor as a model of Ubee, the EVW321b. The latter gets the 500Mbit / s not, so he will not be useful for subscriptions with the higher speed.

Technicolor router offers next higher maximum speed also wifi ac at 5GHz. In addition, customers receive a notification when the modem is online. Ziggo provides the default router with WPA2 security.

In addition to the field test with 500Mbit / s Ziggo is also working with even faster wired internet. “In testing we get all above the 1 Gbit / s,” said spokesman Gradus Vos. “DOCSIS 3 provides that opportunity and we are doing so.”

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