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FTTH/B penetration reaches 9.4% in EU

Wednesday 15 February 2017 | 14:48 CET | News
The number of FTTH and FTTB subscribers in Europe increased by 23 percent in the year to September 2016 to 44.3 million, according to the latest research by Idate for the FTTH Council. The number of homes passed increased by 17 percent over the same period, to over 148 million in the 39 countries surveyed. In the 28 member countries of the EU, there were more than 20.5 million FTTH/B subscribers at the end of September, equal to 9.4 percent of households.

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Companies: FTTH Council Europe / PT Portugal
Countries: Europe
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