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KPN relaunches FTTH roll-out, targets 338,000 homes passed this year

Tuesday 8 January 2019 | 16:29 CET | News
Dutch operator KPN announced the start of its earlier announced relaunch of the FTTH roll-out in the Netherlands. The company expects to connect an average 6,500 households per week to fibre in the course of this year. This should lead to another 338,000 households passed by year-end. The company aims to add in total 1 million homes passed by the end of 2021, giving around 40 percent of homes in the Netherlands access to FTTH. 

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Companies: KPN
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