Get ready for Ultra Extreme Super Mega Fast Internet connection in your home. Vidéotron, an ISP in Canada, recently announced that they are testing since a couple of months a brand new technology that will allow residential client to access internet at 100mbps.
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We learned today that Vidéotron, the company of Mr Péladeau for some time tests a modem of Cisco making it possible to quintuple the current speed of its Ultra service high speed. A target group of almost 150 people are useful of the new Wideband modem of company Cisco making it possible to reach speeds of remote loading which can go until the 100 megabits/seconds (mbits/s). Thus, a 90 second old clip is downloaded in 25 seconds contrary at 45 seconds with current technology. Isabelle Dessureault, person in charge for the corporative businesses at Vidéotron declares: "... we can benefit from our current infrastructure, without having to invest more in our network. For 5 years, 1 billion has been used to modernize our network for the these innovations ". Vidéotron is able thus to open the tap "we will offer to our customers fixed prices of 30-40 or 60 megabits/seconde... summon us in reflexion", add-you it. The new Wideband modems will be deployed in 2007. At Vidéotron, one specifies that in order to profit fully as of these speeds, it is necessary a muscular machine and the addition of a cable modem multi channel. No price was announced for the moment.