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Over 50% of EU homes can access at least 30Mbps

Tuesday 27 November 2012 | 12:40 CET | News
Over 50 percent of EU households could access broadband of at least 30bps at the end of 2011, according to a new report by Point Topic for the European Commission. Cable provides the fast coverage to over a third of homes in the EU, while FTTP only covers 12 percent, and VDSL reaches another 21 percent. The three technologies together add up to only 50 percent coverage because they overlap a lot, competing to serve the richer and more densely populated areas and leaving others underserved, the report said. The best covered countries are the Netherlands, Belgium and Malta, which all have over

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