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July 30th, 2012, 15:32
Originally Posted by Alrik Fassbauer View Post
Optical cables are here in Germany for about 10 years now - it was once seen as THE big leap in connections/cables technology But no-one invested in it when they found out they could actually use DSL with older cables instead.
They started to dig down fiberoptic cables around here as well, just before the turn of the millennium. I guess the fact that the government helped pay for some of the expenses was one of the main reasons why Sweden quickly grew to be one of the leading countries, as far as connection speed goes.
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