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Madrid, Catalonia dominate Spanish FTTH penetration rates

Thursday 1 December 2016 | 11:57 CET | News
Spain may have Europe's largest fibre to the home (FTTH) network, but the communities of Madrid and Catalonia continue to dominate the country's FTTH penetration rates, according to data on next generation access (NGA) deployment released by telecom regulator CNMC. The report, updated to 2015, revealed that Madrid had over 5 million FTTH accesses and a penetration rate of 16.1 lines per 100 inhabitants on 31 December 2015, followed by Catalonia with around 4.5 million accesses and a penetration rate of 10.4 lines. All other regions had FTTH penetration rates below 10, with Galicia and

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Companies: Euskaltel / R / Telecable
Countries: Spain
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