Thursday, April 7, 2011

Kabel Deutschland Expands 100 Mbps Residential Service

Kabel Deutschland (KD), Germany's largest cable operator with approximately 8.8 million connected households, is expanding its footprint of cities and neighborhoods where it offers 100 Mbps residential Internet service. The 100 Mbps connectivity is delivered over a DOCSIS 3.0 network.

Kabel Deutschland intends to deliver superfast Internet capability to the following German cities by June 2011: Hildesheim and Oldenburg (Lower Saxony), Glinde, Norderstedt, Pinneberg and Reinbek (Schleswig-Holstein), and Arnstadt, Erfurt, Gera, and Gotha (Thuringia). More than 450,000 new households will be able to opt for up to 100 Mbps fast Internet. This top tier service is currently available to approximately six million households across Germany.

New customers are eligible to get the 100 Mbps service for 19.90 euros a month for the full 12 months of the minimum contract term. After that, the monthly charge for the Internet & Telefon 100 package is 39.90 euros.

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