Fastweb and Technicolor have announced a new FASTGATE modem that integrates VDSL 35B ultra-wideband technology with Wi-Fi connectivity. The modem-router is characterized by "very high performance" and is designed to meet the new demands of the fastest connections on the square. Ideal for HD streaming, the modem Technicolor is available now for Fastweb customers who have chosen to activate the option to UltraFibra with connections to 200Mbps download speed .
The new operator plan "alternative" Italian has allowed further expansion for the network based on the technology with which eVdsl double the standard speed of the ultra-broadband raising it from 100 to 200Mbps. Given the renewed speed of the Internet connection, the company has upgraded the router functionality and performance of Wi-Fi compatible with 802.11n ac standard for speeds of up to 450Mbps in a 3x3 MIMO configuration for the antennas.
Fastweb is expected to reach 13 million users in 500 cities (50% of the Italian population) by 2020 with its own fiber technology, offering speeds of up to 200Mbps. To date, the operator covers with its more powerful technology 24 cities, which will become 30 by the end of 2016. A renewed technology to connect naturally requires the use of appropriate tools, and that's why Fastweb starts offering the modem Technicolor TG789vac Xtream 35b to its customers.
On the connectivity the device implements a WAN port for connecting an external modem, three Ethernet ports, two phone ports for connecting a traditional, two USB phone. Thanks to sensing technology Technicolor AutoWAN , also, the system can choose the best network path for accelerating the delivery of ultra-wideband services, such as the streaming of video Ultra HD 4K or other typical applications of the start home.
"To offer its new eVdsl service up to 200 Mbps, Fastweb is using the Technicolor technology that, in addition to providing VoIP functions, allowing VDSL2 connectivity. Through this partnership, Fastweb is the first operator in Europe to launch based connectivity technology eVdsl, and is also the first time that Technicolor realizes a VDSL CPE, "he said Mercedes Pastor, President of EMEA Connected Home Technicolor. "These two milestones accelerate the adoption of ultra-wideband technology in Europe and open up services and content for next-generation immersive".
Fastweb has instead said, in the voice of Roberto Chieppa, Head of Marketing of the company: "The Italian families are ready to use ultra-wideband connectivity services that allow you to watch high-quality videos, browse and download data quickly, using any type digital media, including wi-fi. Thanks to the advanced technologies Technicolor and Fastweb advanced telecommunications services we are able to meet their expectations. the new multi-stream Wi-Fi also enables WOW FI, our service Wi-Fi based on shared community of Fastweb customers, increasing their performance. "