German consumers slow to adopt FTTx services - study

Wednesday 18 January 2012 | 17:14 CET | News
Germany is lagging behind the rest of Europe in terms of ultra-fast broadband deployment with only one million FTTH homes passed at end-2011, according to preliminary data released by the FTTH Council Europe. This shows that Germany's FTTH market is dominated by alternative operators, often supported by municipalities and utilities, and mainly focused on large cities. The number of FTTH/B subscribers in Germany is 166,000, equal to only 0.4 percent of the country's households. German consumers are very slow in adapting to FTTH high-speed networks. In cities and regions where FTTH or FTTB is

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