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Telefonica commits to bring fibre to 228 rural localities

Tuesday 26 April 2016 | 14:45 CET | News
Telefonica has confirmed that it will take part in the Spanish industry ministry's programme to bring fibre-optic coverage to rural localities throughout the country in spite of what it describes as the current "regulatory uncertainty". However, the country's secretary of state for telecommunications and the information society (SETSI) has now confirmed that national and EU funds will be used to extend FTTH coverage to numerous localities, with Telefonica committing to bring 100 Mbps broadband to around 220,000 homes in 228 localities across 12 autonomous communities.

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Companies: Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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