1Gbps in Portugal

While I am enjoying my 1Mbps/320kbps ADSL in my summer house, I read the news about the new Gigabit service that will be offered by Zon (Portugal) in September and I feel really disappointed.

What is happening in Spain that we are left apart broadband developments? I think I have the answer: competition. We have no competition… but I leave this for another post.

Enjoy the full article about 1Gbps services in Portugal here.

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One thought on “1Gbps in Portugal

  1. Not sure if this is through FTTH or cable.

    Either way, the oversubscription ratio seems to be huge. GPON/EPON have downstream links of 2,5Gb and 1 Gb respectively (shared amongst for 32 users).

    Looks like 1 Gbps is actually offered through a ONT supporting a GbE interface to the end user, and that’s all.

    Of course, it is much more than in Spain.

    Regards,
    Rafa

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