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SFR offers French govt pact for nationwide fibre coverage

Thursday 13 July 2017 | 09:09 CET | News
SFR has proposed its own plan to bring FTTP to France, potentially saving the government billions of euros. In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, SFR offered an alternative strategy, claiming that it can afford to bring fibre-to-the-premise connectivity to 80 percent of the country by 2022 and its entirety by 2025, without receiving any state aid. The fibre deployment would be carried out by a new subsidiary, Altice Infrastructures, which could become operational by September and would give competitors access to its network on a wholesale basis. The proposal follows a

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Companies: Altice Europe / Orange / SFR
Countries: France
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