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Is LTE a substitute for FTTH? Not really . . .

Tuesday 27 November 2012 | 15:13 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Japanese incumbent NTT is cutting its FTTH prices in an attempt to limit churn in subscribers to LTE services. Its fixed-line units NTT East and NTT West are cutting prices by 34 percent to JPY 3,600 per month (EUR 34). Growth in FTTH has slowed drastically, while LTE in Japan is growing rapidly. Its mobile subsidiary NTT DoCoMo charges just JPY 5,000 per month for an LTE subscription at up to 75Mbps, with a data cap of 3GB per month.

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Categories: General
Companies: NTT / NTT DoCoMo / NTT East / NTT West
Countries: Japan
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