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15.01.2021
Crowdsourcing for net neutrality

With its ‘kyago – more than a speed test’, connect’s fixed network test partner zafaco has launched a new app whose name says it all: Besides being a speed test for the current network connection of a smartphone, it checks...

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14.12.2020
A special year draws to a close.

We would like to sincerely thank you for remaining loyal to us over the past twelve months. We wish you a happy, hopeful and festive Christmas and a good start to 2021.

Take care and always remember: Every crisis is also an opportunity to make changes for the better! We’re looking forward to...

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06.11.2020
Broadband fixed-network providers in Switzerland included in the comparison test

zafaco and connect are now carrying out their acclaimed broadband and fixed network test in Switzerland for the first time. Particularly impressive is the range of powerful fibre optic deals on offer.

The tests have now been completed in all three countries: after the eleventh <link...

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29.10.2020
Federal Network Agency publishes map of mobile network monitoring

Today the Federal Network Agency is publishing a map of current mobile network coverage in Germany.

‘We are monitoring the development of mobile network coverage and will be publishing the data regularly in future,’ says Jochen Homann, president of the Federal Network Agency.

The map shows 96.5...

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02.10.2020
Broadband fixed-network providers in Austria included in the comparison test

zafaco and connect are carefully scrutinising fixed network connections in Austria for the second time. The analysis shows this is also permissible during the corona crisis.

After publication of the results of our eleventh acclaimed German broadband and fixed network test in <link...

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04.09.2020
4G home broadband in test: mobile internet as an alternative to the fixed network

Internet via mobile home broadband is offered in locations where no proper broadband is available. connect and zafaco have investigated what users can expect from such solutions.

The general framework and strategies behind the broadband expansion are the result of the fact that there are places in...

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06.08.2020
The connect web hosting provider check

Hetzner, Mittwald and Webgo among the winners, beating the big providers!

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29.06.2020
connect Broadband & Fixed Network Test 2020: 1&1 beats Deutsche Telekom

Who provides the strongest complete package of voice quality, internet access and web TV?

Is it possible to carry out a network test in the times of Corona? After all, increased home office use and evening streaming marathons have created unusual conditions. Our long-standing network test partner...

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26.06.2020
A torrent of streams!

As suppliers of home cinema content, streaming services are clearly gaining ground. An incentive for video and our partner zafaco to examine the technical and content quality of offerings: who has the best movies and series, and who offers the best picture and sound?

German viewers only spend just ...

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22.06.2020
BEREC Reference Measurement System - Development successfully completed and now available for national implementations.

BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications) assigned the contract to the bidding consortium alladin-IT GmbH, Vienna and zafaco GmbH, Ismaning for development, implementation and validation of the Net Neutrality (NN) Reference Measurement System in July 2018.

The system enables...

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