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TalkTalk cuts dividend to fund UK full-fibre roll-out

Thursday 8 February 2018 | 10:43 CET | News
TalkTalk confirmed that it was in talks to provide a full-fibre roll-out across the UK, potentially providing full fibre to more than 3 million homes and businesses in medium-sized towns and cities. The announcement was made as TalkTalk issued a trading update for its third quarter to 31 December, with on-network net additions reaching 37,000 in the quarter. The company has increased its net addition forecast for the full year to 150,00-160,000. 

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