Belgacom has unveiled a new VDSL2 vectoring service, offering speeds up to 70 Mbps, more than double the speed of its existing 30 Mbps VDSL2 service.
Netherlands-based telco KPN continues to make progress with its wholesale vectoring service rollout, extending the technology to 29 of its existing VDSL "Outer Rings."
Bezeq, Israel's incumbent telco, has appointed Alcatel-Lucent as its VDSL2 and vectoring equipment provider to deliver higher speed broadband over its existing copper network.
Telstra, Australia's incumbent telco, said it was able to transmit up to 100 Mbps of bandwidth over existing copper networks leveraging Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 and vectoring technology.
eircom, Ireland's incumbent telco, is implementing vectoring on its hybrid copper and FTTC (fiber to the cabinet) last mile network, a move that will enable its wholesale customer to deliver up to 100 Mbps over existing copper.
Deutsche Telekom has gotten clearance from the country's regulator BNA and the European Commission to implement vectoring to increase the rate and reach of its existing VDSL network.
VDSL2 and its emerging partnering techniques, bonding and vectoring, have been hailed as the next-gen answer for the telco copper network, but according to a new Dell'Oro report on broadband equipment growth, they won't completely make up for slowing ADSL revenues.
Alcatel-Lucent and A1, a Telekom Austria Group subsidiary, held a trial of the emerging G.fast vectoring standard where they delivered 1 Gbps-plus speeds over short distances on existing copper network connections to homes and businesses.
Alcatel-Lucent and Telekom Austria Group subsidiary A1 claim to have broken the 1 Gbps broadband speed barrier using G.fast technology developed by Bell Labs over an existing copper telecommunications network.
Alcatel-Lucent continues to make a name for itself in the growing VDSL2 and vectoring space, reporting that it has shipped its one millionth VDSL2 vectoring line, a technology that enables traditional telcos to get higher speeds out of their existing copper networks.