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Proximus converts to FTTP, roll-out to start in 2017

Friday 16 December 2016 | 08:35 CET | News
Belgian operator Proximus has announced plans to invest EUR 3 billion in rolling out FTTP over the next ten years. The company aims to cover 85 percent of businesses and more than 50 percent of households during the period. The incumbent already offers VDSL2 to nearly all the country, but FTTP has only been developed in new-build areas. The company is now committing to a 'Fiber for Belgium' investment plan to bring gigabit speeds to the country. Dense cities will be the first covered, starting with the roll-out from early 2017 in Antwerp, Brussels, Charleroi, Ghent, Namur and Roeselare.

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Companies: Proximus / Telenet
Countries: Belgium
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