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Israel telco Bezeq works with Sckipio on 2nd Generation G.fast

Israeli telco Bezeq said this week it will work with chip firm Sckipio, testing its latest G.fast chipset the SCK 23000 in 1 Gbps configurations. Sckipio said that its 23000 chipset can support speeds up to 2Gbps over short distances. This is a bit of a step up for Bezeq, which so far has 1.59 million broadband lines, out of the 2.1 million homes where it has a phone line installed. Those lines have yet to have vectoring switched on, even with VDSL and the fastest service it markets today is 100 Mbps, and its average broadband speed is 47 Mbps. Bezeq has previously had a strategy of pushing for fiber to the home, and already has fiber at the…

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