Deploying Germany-wide FTTH network costs EUR 120 bln

Monday 18 January 2010 | 14:59 CET | News
Germany-wide deployment of broadband services is expected to cost between EUR 41 billion and EUR 120 billion depending on the chosen technology according to a study by the German scientific institute for infrastructure WIK. The study analysed the plans of eleven countries with regards to broadband expansion and how these plans are financed and found that Germany's goal of 75 percent coverage with 50 Mbps by 2014 is lacking ambition compared with Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Finland and South Korea. Those countries want 100 Mbps for 75 percent of or more within a similar period as

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