Regulation 38 on the technical characteristics of metallic local loops and network equipment connected to them

Published 01.03.2010 | Updated 21.08.2015

The regulation concerns local loops consisting of metallic, symmetric cable pairs and communications network equipmentconnected to them.

In the provision of a broadband subscription or fixed telephone subscription, the customer's technical access network is, despite the growth of fibre and wireless connections, still mostly a metallic local loop. The purpose of the regulation is to ensure that services provided via metallic connection (particularly ADSL and VDSL subscriptions) are effective and disturbance-free, and increase performance and ensure distribution.


In force: 1.1.2015 - (Regulation 38 E/2014)

Key words: Internet , Spectrum , Telephone , Broadband , Faults and disturbances , Functionality , Networks , Subscription , Regulations


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