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Only 6.5% of UK homes to have fibre in 2020 - study

Tuesday 22 November 2016 | 08:50 CET | News
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Vodafone UK has published research showing that only 6.5 percent of UK homes can expect to have full-fibre broadband by 2020, as BT focusing more on FTTC and G.fast. Vodafone commissioned the research to predict where BT will direct Openreach to deploy FTTP and G.Fast. The research predicts that up to 90 percent of any G.Fast roll-out will focus on areas that will also be covered by the cable network and will only be offered to customers living within a few hundred metres of an existing FTTC street cabinet. The operator said BT needs to be "up-front with the British public" about its roll-out

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: BT / Openreach / Virgin Media / Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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