Swisscom unveils FTTH plans, commercial launch in 2009

Tuesday 9 December 2008 | 11:26 CET | News
Swisscom has started the second phase of its nationwide fibre-optic broadband network by connecting households and SMEs. The deployment of FTTH and FTTO has already started in Zurich, Basel and Geneva, with the aim of connecting 100,000 households by the end of 2009. The plan is then to further extend the network in the course of next year to include residential premises in the cities of St. Gallen, Berne, Fribourg and Lausanne. The first offerings for residential customers and SMEs will be launched in the first half of 2009. Over the next six years, Swisscom plans to invest some CHF 8

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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