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Telefónica sells ADSL network

Spain’s Telefónica has sold its ADSL network to the Australian Fund Macquarie for €200 million as a way to reduce debt and shed an ‘obsolete technology’. The telco group has been deploying optic fibre to replace the former ADSL networks, so far reaching 4.8 million connections versus 1.1 million ADSL. Telefónica plans to fully abandon […]

January 14, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Italy: TIM fibre optics in 2,700 municipalities

In the last seven months, around 2,700 Italian municipalities have benefited from TIM’s work to expand ultra-broadband coverage and allow an increasing number of households and businesses to access a fast Internet service. In September, the company continued to intensify its FTTC technology cabling work, mainly concentrated in the so-called “white areas” of the country, […]

October 5, 2020