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New Kabel Broadband Network for GESOBAU Houses

Cable Germany (KD) and the Berlin housing company Gesobau supply from 1 January 2012, the Märkisches Viertel and Weddinger Quartier Schillerhohe first time in Berlin and exclusively for GESOBAU stocks over a fiber-optic broadband network – both in the level 3 as well as in domestic distribution networks, the network level 4. In addition, renewed the GESOBAU in their stocks in Wilmersdorf, Wedding and Borsigwalde the house distribution networks (network level 4, NE4) and laid new broadband cable from the connecting points in the cellar up to the apartments.

Investments in the cable network of Reinickendorf, Wedding and Wilmersdorf
More than three million euros invested in cable Germany the most powerful fiber optic infrastructure and thus the access to modern media supply for the tenants of GESOBAU. On the part of GESOBAU to invest a further 5.2 million euros in the connecting cables inside the houses. Cable Germany postponed until 2012 at the Märkisches Viertel and in Weddinger Schillerhohe fiber-optic broadband networks and the supply lines to the homes (level 3, NE3). In Borsigwalde, Wilmersdorf and in Wedding already exist modern broadband networks of cable Germany. All households in these areas are connected to these modern broadband cable networks during the year.


For the modernization of the cable network and the provision of attractive digital products GESOBAU had found as part of a Europe-wide tender with cable Germany the right partner. “By upgrading the NE4 and the connection of our apartments at this Berlin’s largest fiber-optic broadband network of cable Germany, we also support the strategy of the Berlin Senate, which seeks the establishment of a nationwide fiber-based access network in the coming years,” says Jörg Franzen, CEO of GESOBAU.

As part of the fiber optic cable expansion two new headend will be built in the objects of GESOBAU. Public Works will be carried out in parallel on more than 10 km away and relocated approximately 30 km fiber optic cable. In the houses additionally 590 new house delivery points are built. These connect the transmission equipment of the glass fiber with the cable networks within the building. “By investing the tenants of GESOBAU get access to an extensive media supply whose capacity is not only current needs, but also for future developments in the multimedia market equipped is” Christian Biechteler, Director of Sales says wholesale housing industry of cable Germany.

Many advantages for tenants
In addition, up to 32 analog television and radio programs, a variety of the tenants are no monthly fees up to 100 digital TV and over 70 digital radio stations available. The price, which is also paid in the future on the operating costs, is also a digital receiver and contain the required smart card for receiving encrypted digital programs. In addition, the residents have access to seven different foreign languages ​​programs: ATV Avrupa (Turkish), TV Polonia (Polish), RTR Planeta (Russian), HRT1 (Serbo-Croatian), MBC One (Arabic).

The HD channels Das Erste HD, ZDF HD and Arte HD are included in the digital offering. Additional Kabel TV channels, including more HD programming, can be booked added Subscription at any time surcharge directly with cable Germany.

The modern cable network, which consists of high-performance fiber optic and coaxial cables, and the new data transfer standard DOCSIS 3.0 enabling high bandwidth on the Internet. Currently up to 100 Mbit / s download speeds are possible in Berlin. This maximum speed customers through the modern cable fiberglass mesh around six times faster surfing than with conventional 16 Mbit / s DSL. Depending on requirements, prospective customers can choose from a range of single and package deals. is a website that collects various types of cables from various sources on the Internet. There are Kabel Deutschland, BW, HDMI, TV, USB, Receiver, DSL Speedtest


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