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Spanish FTTH subscriptions soar in September to 509,000

Wednesday 27 November 2013 | 11:09 CET | News
Fibre-optic connections are growing at a record pace in Spain with the sector registering 24,654 new subscriptions in September to reach a total of 509,316 connections, according to data released by telecoms regulator CNMC. Although FTTH take-up has increased significantly in recent months, the September figure represents the highest ever monthly rise, the total number of lines representing a 88.2 percent increase on September 2012. The growth is mainly due to the expansion of fibre coverage throughout the country, led by Movistar, which has pledged to cover 3.8 million households by the end

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Companies: Movistar / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone / Yoigo
Countries: Spain
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