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Portugal passes over half fixed broadband connections on fibre

Wednesday 11 March 2020 | 13:59 CET | News
At the end of 2019, 50.6 percent of fixed broadband lines in Portugal used optical fibre (FTTH), compared with 45.2 percent at the end of 2018, according to statistics from the National Communications Authority (Anacom). Cable modems accounted for 30.1 percent, followed by ADSL (12.2%) and fixed LTE (7%). The number of FTTH connections reached 2 million, up by 17.4 percent or 297,000 lines from the previous year.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Anacom / Meo / Nos / Nowo / Vodafone Portugal
Countries: Portugal
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