Germany needs master plan for fibre network roll-out - VATM

Thursday 7 July 2016 | 21:53 CET | News
Broadband demand in Germany can no longer, in some parts, be satisfied with upgraded copper networks, according to research by WIK Consult for telecoms industry group VATM. It is forecast that around 75 percent of households will demand bandwidth of at least 500 Mbps down- and 300 Mbps upstream in 2025, which cannot be operated via upgraded copper networks. The study makes recommendations on how policy and regulation can promote the deployment of FTTB and FTTH infrastructure in Germany. A separate study from WIK Consult highlights a need for an expansion of fibre-optic infrastructure in

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