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French interest group InfraNum calls for govt action to avoid stall in FTTH roll-out

Monday 30 March 2020 | 14:48 CET | News
InfraNum, which represents the interests of over 200 companies working to expand digital infrastructure in rural France, has warned of dire consequences if the entire chain supporting the national FTTH roll-out is brought to a halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The government has been urged to take immediate action in support of a plan to pursue FTTH deployments, even if at a slower pace.

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