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Ziggo will stop temporarily roll Gigabit Internet

VodafoneZiggo submit work for the rollout of fast gigabit network temporarily. The planned rollout in Rotterdam this week is postponed.

A setback for VodafoneZiggo customers who are waiting on the fast gigabit network the company network is not currently rolled out. That leaves spokesman Hans Den know Heijer. The Gigabit network offers download speeds of up to one gigabit per second (1 Gbps).

Ziggo In the coming period, all manpower to overload the network to prevent the increase of data usage for the coronavirus. only in urgent situations by technicians also come and have removed all work.


This is particularly unfortunate for customers in Rotterdam since the launch of the new rate was scheduled for this week. “The giga-package is combined with a system installer and our engineers are given the conditions not used (or else),” said Den Heijer. “As soon as a new date is known, we will inform our customers.”

No new regions

Announcements of new areas are also deleted. Rather, the aim of the company at the end of this year more than provide access to the gigabit network to half of the connections. It is expected that this objective now is not achieved.

The measures do not affect the areas where the network is already active, namely in Utrecht, The Hague and Hilversum.

Competitor KPN launched early this month rolling out gigabit fiber optic internet.

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