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Should KPN push ahead with FTTH or switch to VDSL?

Friday 10 September 2010 | 13:13 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
KPN announced at its half-year results that it would stop the further roll-out of VDSL to SDF locations (street cabinets). This suggests it's abandoning FTTC. The Dutch operator will continue with the roll-out of VDSL to MDF sites (central offices), also known as VDSL@CO. In addition to ADSL, which will continue to operate for some years, KPN is developing FTTH, which is being rolled out by its partner Reggefiber. KPN's choice for VDSL@CO is completely logical, as we said earlier when Tele2 pioneered this concept. It's a relatively cheap way to further exploit existing assets (MDF sites with

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Companies: KPN / Reggefiber / Tele2 Netherlands
Countries: Netherlands / World
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