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Kabel Internet, KDG offers Internet with up to 100 MBit / s in Hamburg

Please note: The full text of this press release is available in German only.

  1. Start in Hamburg, followed by Berlin, Hannover and Munich
  2. Planned introduction of almost the entire modernized distribution area
  3. Up to 100 Mbps surfing or 60 Mbit / s rapidly in the Internet
  4. High-speed Internet and telephone connection from 32,90 EUR

Kabel Internet | Cable Germany (KDG) starts in Hamburg with her new internet speeds: Immediately new customers have the choice of up to 100 Mbit / s or with up to 60 Mbit / s to surf the net. Within the next six months, the company also intends to introduce the new Internet and phone products “package Comfort 100” and “package Comfort 60” in Berlin, Hannover and Munich. It is also planned that these high speeds over the next 12 to 18 months in almost the entire modernized distribution area of ​​KDG are available. Offers for existing customers will follow.

The maximum speed of 100 Mbit / s is currently available for a monthly price of 42.90 euros during the minimum contract period of 12 months. After falling 49.90 euros per month for “Comfort Package 100”. “Comfort Package 60” has already for a month 32,90 € a download speed of up to 60 Mbit / s After the minimum contract period of 12 months, the price is 39,90 € per month. Both products also include a telephone flat rate with two lines for free calls to German landline. New customers can check the availability of the new speeds in Hamburg on the Internet at the following link suggested: / start / Availability / adresse.html . Orders can be online to perform at:

Surfing the whole family on the Internet?
Are multiple users in a household at the same time online, it can income losses speed on slower internet connections and complex online applications. Therefore, especially families or communities from the higher bandwidths of up to 100 Mbit or 60 Mbit / s speed cable internet products can benefit from. The performance is also interesting for movie fans: a movie in DVD quality (4.7 GB) can be with a download speed of 100 Mbit / s already in about 6.5 minutes to download. To download a movie in high resolution (High Definition HD), 13 GB is now only requires 18 minutes. With the help of the high upload speed of up to 6 Mbit / s also can upload very fast user digital images or videos on online portals and social networks. This allows provide online 100 images with 400 MB in just nine minutes.

High speed not only in cities possible
The necessary for these high speeds data transmission standard in the broadband cable network called DOCSIS 3.0 (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification). Following the successful launch in Hamburg Germany will adopt the standard cable successively in their modernized for Internet and telephone broadband cable network. Thus, up to 100 Mbit and 60 Mbit / s fast Internet products in small cities and rural areas in the modernized for Internet and telephone distribution area possible.

Fiber-optic and coaxial cable provide fast Internet
Already, 80 percent of the cable network cable Germany modernized for Internet and telephone. Therefore, the company has invested over 500 million euros in 2005 from the year. The cable network now consists of fiber-optic and coaxial cable. The fiber transports signals to central network locations or even deeper into the network infrastructure and the coaxial cable distributes them on to the customers. For up to 100 Mbit and 60 Mbit / s Fast products are now the local switching nodes, the so-called cable modem termination system (CMTS), and the local distribution network are prepared to customer for DOCSIS 3.0. Public Works are not related to the introduction of the new cable Internet standards required.

More than one reason to change
“With an excellent price-performance ratio we want high speed internet to every household make them affordable,” said Levent Demirörs, Director of Product Management Cable Internet & Phone Cable with Germany. “Especially for long-DSL customers may be a reason to opt for cable internet our offer. You pay partially still up to 50 euros per month for only 6 Mbit / s Fast Internet product. “


Already, the Internet and telephone product is “Package Comfort” with up to 32 Mbit / s an interesting broadband alternative . Amongst the top twice the download speed, such as 16 Mbit / s DSL services. Especially practical: A change of up to 100 Mbit or 60 Mbit / s fast internet products at any time, if the new speeds are available and existing customers offers were introduced. “Our products are not only made ​​for the moment. Prepare our customers today on the Internet of the future, “Levent Demirörs adds.

Up to 100 Mbit / s – exclusively for Internet and telephone
cable For Internet speed is reserved for internet and phone, as for television reception – if this is desired – a separate bandwidth is available. With the help of DOCSIS 3.0 can be used even higher bandwidth transmitted over long distances. “Our broadband cable network offers maximum transfer capacity of 5 Gbit / s With the new cable standard we increase our diversity – and with reasonable investment, “said Levent Demirörs. “As DOCSIS 3.0 is extensible, even multiples of the rates offered now is possible. We can thus flexibly serve the needs of the market. “Reached already in 2008 participants of the” 100-Mbit/s-Tests “in the center of Hamburg top speeds of over 200 Mbit / s download. At that time, a precursor of the new standard for cable Internet was used.

Cable modem and installation are free
The necessary for these high speeds cable modem customers receive during the contract period free from cable Germany. In addition, the installation of cable Internet & Phone products is carried out by appropriately trained professionals – and without additional cost to the local service. To use the cable provided by Germany available speed, it is advisable to use a modern computer with a Gigabit Ethernet interface. Cable Germany recommends customers of “Comfort Package 100” and “package Comfort 60” who want to surf the Internet wirelessly, a powerful wireless router with a Gigabit Ethernet interface. The device is for 49,95 EUR (99,95 EUR) through the website available. 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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