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City of Zurich passes costs for building fibre to property owners

Friday 13 September 2019 | 16:22 CET | News
The council of the city of Zurich has passed a rule that will make property owners contribute to the cost of constructing fibre networks, from 2020. Construction of the network in the city of Zurich will be completed by the end of this year, with around 270,000 fibre connections provided to households, offices and businesses. Part of the costs for building the network will be carried by Swisscom and Elektrizitatswerk der Stadt Zurich (EWZ).

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Companies: EWZ / Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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