Key words her.... are
" albeit over short distances."
That is why I am not in the least bit excited about this new upgrade. I have heard stuff like this about ADSLx technology but the distances are always short enough to make the technology useless for bringing high speeds to home.
You know what IS a proven technology for providing those speeds to homes ?
Optic fiber !
You know what most of us aren't getting thanks to Mr Turnbull ?