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Europe fibre subscribers soar 20% in year to Sept 2017 to 51.6 mln

Thursday 15 February 2018 | 10:31 CET | News
The number of fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the building (FTTB) subscribers in Europe surged by 20.6 percent in the year to September 2017 to reach 51.6 million, according to the latest research by Idate for the FTTH Council Europe. The number of homes passed in the EU39 increased dramatically to reach more than 148 million, up 16 percent compared to September 2016, with FTTH accounting for 55 percent of the architecture compared to 45 percent for FTTB, said the report. In addition, the take-up rate soared to 34.8 percent in the 39 countries surveyed from 29.9 percent the previous

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Companies: FTTH Council Europe
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