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ETB and Ufinet set up Colombian FTTH company to cover Bogota

Tuesday 9 February 2021 | 09:56 CET | News
Colombian operator Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) has signed an agreement with Latin American wholesale fibre operator Ufinet to create a company that will commercialise a neutral Fiber To The Home (FTTH) network in the wholesale telecommunications market throughout the Bogota region. The network will begin with a footprint of more than 1.2 million homes, with the partners aiming to double that figure to around 2.5 million homes within 3 years.

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Companies: ETB / Ufinet
Countries: Colombia
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