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Cable networks need fibre-optic upgrade to stay competitive

Wednesday 13 October 2010 | 21:23 CET | News
Swiss cable network operators need to replace their cable networks with fibre-optic networks within 11-16 years in order to remain competitive on infrastructure, according to a study by consultancy Sieber & Partners. Together with municipal energy suppliers, Swisscom is currently investing huge sums in expanding fibre optic infrastructure to the end customers, known as Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH). If cable network operators do not want to miss the boat, they should now also be developing their networks towards FTTH. According to the scenario illustrated in the study on the future increase in

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