Deutsche Bahn opens own fibre network to telecoms operators

Wednesday 18 December 2019 | 09:26 CET | News
Deutsche Bahn, the German railway company, has announced that it has opened up its fibre network to telecommunications providers. Its fibre network runs parallel to the rail network for over 18,500 km across Germany. 

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