Gigabit DSL called

There’s a new broadband standard called with speeds up to 1Gbps over regular copper wires without the need for a fiber backbone. is scheduled to be approved by 2014. users should be able to install it without assistance. The self-installing system will eliminate costs for providers that they would have to pay for technicians. This could significantly improve the speed of the rollout. is meant to support bandwidth-intensive applications. Initial tests resulted 1.1Gbps over 70 meters and 800Mbps over 100 meters over a single cable. Consumers should expect connections to be available in 2015.