Altice Portugal to replace networks damaged by fire with fibre

Friday 8 December 2017 | 17:02 CET | News
The CEO of Altice Portugal, Alexandre Fonseca, said that the operator will replace old networks with new fibre optics in 22 counties of five districts affected by the fires, reports Lusa. The five districts are Viseu, Guarda, Castelo Branco, Coimbra and Leiria. He also said that the extension of the networks to be rebuilt exceeds 1,000 kilometers and will reach populations that have no network other than copper. In 22 counties, fibre coverage will exceed 50 percent of the population on average. 

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Companies: Altice Europe
Countries: Portugal
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