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Global fibre subscribers to rise to 898 mln by 2021 - study

Tuesday 13 February 2018 | 11:52 CET | News
The number of FTTH and FTTB subscribers worldwide stood at 585.9 million at the end of June 2017 and is set to continue growing to reach 897.8 million subscribers in 2021, according to the latest research by Idate. The accompanying report said superfast technologies (FTTH/B, FTTx/D3.0 and VDSL) represented 48 percent of broadband access subscriptions in June 2017, some 9 percentage points more than a year before. FTTH/B accounted for 68 percent of FTTx subscriptions at the end of June, ahead of FTTx/D3.0 (20%), which is still dominant in North America, and VDSL (12%), which is still growing

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