Home » 

UK ISP News Archives

 » 
Sponsored Links

NTL Results & ADSL2+ Trial Revealed

Posted: 16th Mar, 2005 By: MarkJ
NTL's latest results have highlighted a 40% growth in broadband subscriptions last year to 1.33m, which is expected to continue at between 20 to 25% this year. More interesting is the operators ADSL2+ trial.

The news that NTL had its eye on ADSL2+ technology is nothing new and was first hinted at in its own 21st Century Plan during November 2004. However, most were not aware that a trial had actually started.

The trial itself began during February last month and has already proven the technologies capability to deliver broadband connections with downstream line rates in excess of 18Mbps, without any modification to their copper infrastructure.

During this month NTL will extend the ADSL2+ trial to deliver on-demand streaming of HDTV channels over an IP Broadband infrastructure:

Our competitive advantage is largely due to the short distance of our copper loops to the home - 95% of ntl network is within 1000 meters to the home; 90% of BT's network is within 5,000 meters but only 5% is within 1,000 meters*

* Source: BT at Evolving Access Networks Conference Feb 2005.

This short distance allows us to deliver very high speed bandwidth to the home using next generation DSL technologies (ADSL2+ initially, followed later by VDSL2), without costly "fibre to the home" network investment.


Once again the stakes in the UK's broadband market have just been significantly increased. This is good news for consumers as operators will now be locked into a battle aimed at delivering super-speed broadband services.
Search ISP News
Search ISP Listings
Search ISP Reviews
Cheap BIG ISPs for 100Mbps+
Community Fibre UK ISP Logo
150Mbps
Gift: None
NOW UK ISP Logo
NOW £25.00
100Mbps
Gift: None
Virgin Media UK ISP Logo
Virgin Media £26.00
132Mbps
Gift: None
Vodafone UK ISP Logo
Vodafone £26.50 - 27.00
150Mbps
Gift: None
Plusnet UK ISP Logo
Plusnet £27.99
145Mbps
Gift: None
Large Availability | View All
Cheapest ISPs for 100Mbps+
Gigaclear UK ISP Logo
Gigaclear £17.00
200Mbps
Gift: None
Community Fibre UK ISP Logo
150Mbps
Gift: None
BeFibre UK ISP Logo
BeFibre £19.00
150Mbps
Gift: None
YouFibre UK ISP Logo
YouFibre £22.99
150Mbps
Gift: None
Hey! Broadband UK ISP Logo
150Mbps
Gift: None
Large Availability | View All
Sponsored Links
The Top 15 Category Tags
  1. FTTP (5710)
  2. BT (3563)
  3. Politics (2596)
  4. Openreach (2340)
  5. Business (2320)
  6. Building Digital UK (2274)
  7. FTTC (2060)
  8. Mobile Broadband (2038)
  9. Statistics (1828)
  10. 4G (1723)
  11. Virgin Media (1672)
  12. Ofcom Regulation (1491)
  13. Fibre Optic (1423)
  14. Wireless Internet (1416)
  15. FTTH (1383)
Sponsored

Copyright © 1999 to Present - ISPreview.co.uk - All Rights Reserved - Terms  ,  Privacy and Cookie Policy  ,  Links  ,  Website Rules