SingTel will soon test 10Gbps FTTH service

The beginning of the next season's largest telecom operator Singtel Singapore announced FTTH (Fibre-to-the-Home, FTTH) deployed a new generation of online Gb grade passive optical network (Gigabit Passive Optical Network, GPON), allows customers to choose 10Gbps Fibre broadband network services, initially on a small scale deployments, and will be extended to all users by the end of this year.

Singtel Tay Soo Meng, chief technology officer, said the company has 70% of customers use fiber-optic network, and believe continued innovation through the latest technology to provide better speed to the user. Given that most families there are many networking devices, coupled with the increase of bandwidth for various applications and requirements, the relevant technology is expected to meet the needs of users.

Singtel Singapore is the leading fiber-optic network services market share exceeds 50%, the current Singtel-eat fiber-optic network services to provide only up to the rate of 1Gbps, after upgrading to new technology customers will choose to 10Gbps broadband service can cater to high-definition 4K video service quality at 10Gbps transfer rate, 50GB of movie in one minute will be able to download.

In addition, 10Gbps of bandwidth can benefit online games, telemedicine, 3D television, but also support future 8K television service.

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