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EWZ partners with Swisscom for FTTH for economic reasons

Tuesday 8 June 2010 | 09:30 CET | News
Swiss utilities provider EWZ explains why it changed plan to deploy a FTTH network in Zurich alone to joint deployment with Swisscom, reports Swiss newspaper NZZ. EWZ director Conrad Amman said in an interview with the newspaper that it is economically not viable for EWZ to deploy a FTTH network by itself and thus the decision was made to partner with Swisscom for the deployment. The network will cost up to CHF 430 million and will become profitable after around 10 years.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: EWZ / Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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