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Telecommunication companies are launching new browsing packages with a record speed of 5 gigabit, alongside an extremely high upload speed

Cellcom and Hot (Photo: Walla! Technology, Yanon Ben Shoshan)

Telecommunications companies Cellcom and HOT (Hot) announced this morning (Sunday) - separately - about the launch of a new browsing package with a speed of 5 gigabit.

The announcement follows the announcement by the board of directors of IBC Unlimited, the fiber optic company owned by HOT, Cellcom, Keren 57 and the Electric Company, according to which the deployment of the company's fiber optic network will be expanded to approximately 2 million households and reach hundreds of thousands of additional customers. Both Cellcom and HOT have announced that they will support the

technology The next fiber called XGS-PON is already in about two weeks. At the same time, HOT announced that it will exclusively launch new end equipment that supports this technology, including a router compatible with the technology and range extenders for the optimal deployment of a WiFi network in the customer's home. The infrastructure will later be able to reach a speed of up to 10 gigabytes, in a phase The first HOT will offer consumers a speed of up to 5 gigabytes.

"HOT is proud to lead the fiber revolution and provide the most advanced and fastest infrastructure in the world and the best internet experience for hundreds of thousands of homes and other businesses across the country," said HOT's CEO, Tal Garnot Goldstein. "Demands for advanced connectivity and data consumption in Israel are at an all-time high, and the decision which we received today, expanding the deployment to two million households and upgrading the infrastructure so that it can provide the high speed in Israel - will meet these requirements."

Pre-registration for Cellcom's new 5 gigabit plan, known as Ultra Fast Fiber, has already opened, with installation becoming possible from April 2nd.

As part of the launch, the company offers a package that includes a download speed of up to 5 gigabit and an upload speed of up to 1 gigabit - at a price of NIS 199.

Daniel Sapir, CEO of Cellcom: "Cellcom is proud to lead the fiber revolution with the launch of the highest browsing speeds in the communications market in Israel.

We will continue to work to bring the most innovative and advanced solutions that will allow our customers to enjoy fast and powerful surfing all over the country."

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Source: walla

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