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Proximus, Nokia double speed and capacity of VSDL infrastructure with new tech

May 14, 2021


Belgian mobile operator Proximus hopes to cover 70% of the country’s households with fiber by 2028, a plan that involves extending the life of its copper-based VDSL, or very high bit-rate digital subscriber line, broadband infrastructure using a technology it has developed in partnership with Nokia.

Nokia’s 2MX6 technology is based on the company’s Quillion chip and, according to Proximus, “allows the servicing of twice as many customers in a single street cabinet, while doubling the speed of broadband Internet and reducing energy consumption.”

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