Improved Internet Rates for Herforst

Created: 13 June 2019
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Multifunktionsgehäuse an der Lindenstr.Kreuzung L46

68% of our internet users have transfer rates up to 30 MBit/s, 40% up to 50 MBit/s. Vectoring technology improves our rates so far. However, some users do not reach these rates due to distance to the only distribution station in Lindenstraße.

 

The Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm is working on NGA - Next Generation Access- to provide a minimum of 50 MBit/s for each household. Therefore, the Herforst Community will be eqipped with 2 additional distribution stations connected by fiber cable to the main station next to the traffic lights. This allows speed rates up to 50 or 100 MBit/s. Super vectoring will improve speed up to 250 MBit/s.

 

This requires an upgrade of users' internet contracts with their particular  provider. Construction works will start in autumn and will most likely be completed beginning of 2020.

 

Werner Pick

Managing Mayor