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Deutsche Bahn confirms plans to market fibre network

Thursday 23 August 2018 | 14:01 CET | News
Deutsche Bahn has confirmed reports that it is looking to utilize its fibre network to further Germany's broadband rollout, wrote German business publication WirtschaftsWoche (WiWo). The railway operator said 18,500 kilometers along its 33,000-km railway network are equipped with fibre-optic cables, according to Deutsche Bahn CEO Richard Lutz. But because these fibre cables are not completely used to capacity by Deutsche Bahn, the railway operator could commercialize its fibre network, assisting Germany's broadband roll-out in the process, he added.

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Companies: Deutsche Bahn
Countries: Germany
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