Unlike ADSL, (assymetrical-digital-subscriber-line) which gives fast downloads for home use, VDSL2 is fast on both directions and can be used for gaming and video conferencing in addition to television, voice calls.
Lalith De Silva, group chief executive of SLD said that VDSL2 makes possible data speeds of up to 100Mpbs on a copper wire which not available through other services.
VDSL2 works best over short distances to the subscriber through copper wires which are connected to a fibre optic network.
SLT said it was laying Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood/Node (FTTN) technology under its i-Sri Lanka project.(Lanka Business On Line)