Vodafone Czech Republic's new VDSL2 service illustrates the idea that the majority of incumbent telcos still prefer to leverage a hybrid fiber/copper infrastructure to deliver higher broadband speeds to consumers and businesses.
Delivering up to 25 Mbps, the new VDSL2 service will be initially available for business customers to test with no data usage limits. Of course, Vodafone still faces the challenges that VDSL2 speeds are dependent on how far away a customer is from the RT or CO.
Beginning on June 1, Vodafone will offer a special dual modem to businesses that sign up for the service through its Business Care line with a special dual modem.
While it did not provide any details on rollout plans, Vodafone did reveal the service is available to 30 percent of the Czech Republic population.
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