ZON joins 100 Mbps club

ZON Multimédia has become the latest cablenet to offer subscribers a broadband service running at 100 Mbps.

The Portuguese operator has launched Zon Net Wideband, charging customers a monthly €59.49 for the 100 Mbps download speed and 4 Mbps return path. There are no traffic restrictions. The servce uses the EuroDOCSIS 3.0 standard.

Zon Net Wideband is available to an initial 200,000 homes in Lisbon and Oporto. Nationwide rollout is anticipated by the end of 2009.