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FTTH roll-out slows in Netherlands - study

Monday 4 July 2011 | 11:08 CET | News
The roll-out of FTTH networks in the Netherlands has slowed, according to Telecompaper's fifth annual report on the Dutch FTTH market. A host of new players has entered the market in the past year, and FTTH initiatives are underway in no fewer than 205 municipalities, almost half of the nation's 418. However, roll-out is going slower than some may hope. Adverse weather conditions (a lengthy frost period) hit the overall market, and Reggefiber's roll-out in Amsterdam also saw a dramatic slowdown. Connecting homes in metropolitan areas has proven challenging. Competitive factors have held back

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Categories: Internet
Companies: KPN / Reggefiber / Tele2 / Telecompaper
Countries: Netherlands
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