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Movistar doubles the speed of fiber free to fusion customers

Telefónica will apply the upgrade from mid-May and will increase the maximum connection to 600 megs

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Movistar doubles the speed of fiber free to fusion customers

Movistar continues to improve connections of its customers. But this time he'll do it for free. Telefónica's trademark will double speed to all fiber customers of its merger packages from mid-May at no cost, and will raise maximum connection to 600 megabits per second (Mbps), reported in company sources.

Thus, customers who currently have a 50 Mbps fiber, will have 100 Mbps, and 300 Mbps are moved to 600 Mbps symmetric (download and upload). However, for latter improvement will not be produced jointly, but is going in phases to complete entire plant of subscribers in a period that can last "weeks", reported same sources. In addition, y will also be able to enjoy symmetrical 600 Megas, subscribers who "reposition" ir rates and pass to a superior.

It is not first time that Telefónica announces an improvement of se characteristics. But unlike previous times, this time it will be free. The operator applied at beginning of February rises of between 2 and 5 euros to its packages of services of fixed telephony, mobile, Internet and television its Movistar fusion, its main commercial product. In exchange for a 5 euro rate rise, operator doubled speed of Internet connection by fiber, and mobile data bonus, which increased by 2GB per line.

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The operator went up in February between 2 and 5 euros ir merger packages

In addition, Movistar adds to unstoppable tendency of operators to improve speed of ir Internet connections, both fixed and mobile, taking advantage of deployment of new fiber optic networks and 4g. Precisely, Orange announced last April 4 The free doubling of speed of all connections it currently offers to its fiber optic customers. This way, packages with 50 megabits per second (Mbps) will navigate to 100 Mbps; Those with 300 Mbps will move to 500 Mbps and 500 Mbps customers will have a 1 Gbps connection.

The National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC) has authorized modifications made by operator, as unlike or companies, Telefónica requires that permission to retouch ir rates or conditions of service, according to reports The Adslzone portal.

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