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Global fibre connections lift 23%, as copper falls 7% - study

Friday 27 July 2018 | 12:44 CET | News
Fibre networks are continuing their push forward, with global connections increasing 23 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, according to Point Topic's latest research. Copper connections continued their downward spiral, falling 7 percent over the same period. Around 79 percent of the total 952 million fixed broadband subscriptions in the world were fibre or cable based at the end of the period. The total fixed broadband market grew by 2.21 percent compared to the end of 2017.  

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