[LINK] EFTel plans to rollout VDSL

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Tue Nov 6 07:56:39 AEDT 2007

Those on the list who are more knowledgeable than I am might be able to 
comment on the significance of this.


"Australian Internet provider, EFTel Limited has announced its plans to 
rollout of nationwide Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line 2 (VDSL2), 
the next generation in high-speed broadband delivery nationwide.

The ASX-listed provider believes VDSL2 will enable speeds of up to 
100Mbps, 4 times faster than ADSL2+ and from 12 to 400 times faster than 

The network, to be called BroadbandNext, will be built on Multiservice 
access node (MSAN) technology. MSANs are apparently a leap ahead of the 
traditional DSLAM Broadband technology being rolled out by most providers."
"'If and when FTTN occurs, the network infrastructure will be 

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