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FTTH Council Europe confirms “steady growth”

During the FTTH Conference in Vienna, the FTTH Council Europe revealed several reports outlining the latest figures on fibre deployment trends in Europe: the 2022 Market Panorama, the FTTH Forecasts for 2022-2027, the FTTH/B Global Ranking, and the report on FTTH/B in Rural Areas, prepared by IDATE. All reports are based on the latest available […]

May 24, 2022

FTTH Council Europe calls for fibre take-up boost

The European Commission recently published its Digital Economy and Society Index 2021 (DESI) which tracks the progress made in EU Member States in digital competitiveness in the areas of human capital, broadband connectivity, the integration of digital technologies by businesses and digital public services. First of all, the FTTH Council Europe welcomes that the 2021 […]

November 19, 2021By Colin Mann

Forecast: 302m European homes passed with FTTH by 2026

The FTTH Council Europe has released two reports: the latest figures of the FTTH Forecasts for 2021 and 2026. and an overview of fibre deployments in rural areas. The market forecasts cover 39 countries and provide an individual analysis for 15 countries. Numbers are consistent with previous estimates and plan for around 197 million homes […]

September 15, 2021

FTTH Council Europe revamps

The FTTH Council Europe has unveiled a new logo and website. The Council says the revamped visual identity is designed to better represent the FTTH Council Europe’s mission to advance full fibre-based connectivity to the whole of Europe. “Our previous logo proudly served the FTTH Council Europe for nearly 17 years. However, the telecoms sector […]

July 1, 2021

FTTH Council sets out priorities; elects Board Members

During its virtual General Assembly, the FTTH Council Europe adopted its work programme and elected new Board members and Work Groups & Committee Chairs. Whilst fibre deployments and uptake are taking place at an increasingly faster pace in Europe, the EU is making significant progress in meeting its connectivity targets. The entire telecoms and digital […]

June 7, 2021

BEREC calls for fast fibre networks roll-out

Increasing the speed of roll-out of fibre broadband across member states is a vital component to drive a greener, more competitive economy as Europe gears up for a post pandemic recovery, according to Michel Van Bellinghen, Chairman 2021 of BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications). Delivering a keynote speech during the online ‘A […]

May 12, 2021By Colin Mann

Study: Fibre network advertising “misleading”

The FTTH Council Europe says it is time to act on misleading advertising after publishing a report, Identifying European Best Practice in Fibre Advertising, which finds that European consumers are confused about the terms used to market broadband access technologies, and find it difficult to identify which networks provide the best performance. Consumers often think […]

December 3, 2020

Garnier named FTTH Council Europe DG

The FTTH Council Europe has announced the appointment of Vincent Garnier as its new Director General, effective as of July 13th. Garnier brings to this position 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, in Marketing and Business Development in EMEA and Asia for BtoB companies. Most recently he was Marketing Director responsible for defining […]

June 29, 2020