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Deutsche Telekom closes more deals to use municipal fibre networks

Tuesday 19 December 2017 | 14:10 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom announced it has closed a set of deals to use the fibre-optic infrastructure of five city network operators in the states of Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg as part of its ongoing fibre roll-out. Telekom has signed agreements to use the infrastructure of R-Kom in Regensburg, SUEC//dacor in Coburg, SWU Telenet in Ulm, the Municipal Utilities Network of Bamberg and Telepark in Passau. The five cooperations cover a total of roughly 125,000 households, half of which are connected through municipal FTTH/FTTB lines. The remaining half are connected through VDSL via FTTC.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / NetCologne / R-Kom / Telenet / Telepark
Countries: Germany
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