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Germany: FTTH, vectoring trend in telco market

Germany: FTTH, vectoring trend in telco market

KEYMILE has identified five prevailing trends on Germany’s telecommunications market: rising bandwidth demand due to new online services, fibre to the home, hybrid solution scenarios, vectoring and partnerships between competitors.…

FTTH Conference: 20% growth in fibre subs

At the FTTH Conference 2018, the latest figures of the FTTH Market Panorama prepared by IDATE for the FTTH Council Europe were released. The number of fibre to the home…

Study: Socio-economic impact of FTTH

The FTTH Council Europe released the findings of its new study carried out by WIK on the socio-economic benefits of fibre. The study explores further the fact that fibre-based connectivity…

Spain: FTTH reaches 6.6m lines

FTTH grew by 1.7 million lines in the last year to reach 6.59 million at the end of December, according to CMNC data. In just one month in December FTTH…

Openreach launches ‘fibre first’ programme

Openreach, the infrastructure subsidiary of BT, has launched a ‘fibre first programme’ – which it says starts a potentially huge upgrade of critical UK infrastructure. ‘Potentially’ as it seems to…

Telefónica speeds up FTTH and 5G deployments

Telefónica speeds up FTTH and 5G deployments

Spain’s dominant telco Telefónica ended 2017 with FTTH passed through 20 million homes and businesses. The company plans to speed up the deployment of FTTH networks with the aim of…

Vodafone, Huawei trial Fixed Access Network Slicing

Vodafone, Huawei trial Fixed Access Network Slicing

Vodafone and Huawei have conducted a successful field trial of Fixed Access Network Slicing. The virtual access network solution partitions a physical fibre to the home (FTTH) network into multiple…

BT launches ‘100Mbps’ Fibre broadband

BT Consumer is now offering a 100 megabits per second (Mbps) speed guarantee for its new Ultrafast Fibre broadband packages. BT is launching two new Ultrafast Fibre packages with speeds…

Italy: 16.4m fixed broadband lines

The number of fixed broadband lines in Italy reached 16.4 million units in the first nine months of 2017, increasing by 950,000 units on an annual basis. The data, published…

Altice to spin off US ops

Multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media company Altice N.V. is to separate Altice USA Inc. from Altice N.V. (which will be renamed Altice Europe). The separation will enable each…