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Spanish FTTH subs up to 4.8 mln at end-2016

Wednesday 22 February 2017 | 15:07 CET | News
Spain added a total of 1.8 million fibre-optic to the home (FTTH) lines in 2016, bringing the total number of connections to 4.8 million at the end of December, with the number of DSL connections falling by 1.3 million over the same period. The latest report from communications regulator CNMC revealed that a further 133,839 FTTH lines were added in December alone and Telefonica continued to lead the way with just shy of 3 million connections, equivalent to some 61 percent of the FTTH market.

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Companies: CNMC / Jazztel / Masmovil / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
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