TITLE

21CN here, but prices will take time to fall

AUTHOR(S)
Kamath, John-Paul
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;4/29/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that British Telecom PLC (BT) will launch its 24mbps broadband service over its 21st Century Network (21CN) this week. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that use BT Wholesale connections will be able to offer customers download speeds of up to 24mbps over the previous 8mbps headline speed, and upload speeds of up to 1.4mbps, up from 256kbps, using ADSL 2+ technology. The company said it was initially targeting the service at densely populated areas such as London and Manchester.
ACCESSION #
32115616

 

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