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Telefonica EUR 3.5 bln Spain investment depends on regulator

Thursday 26 February 2015 | 10:04 CET | News
Telefonica has announced that it is prepared to increase the amount invested in Spain over the next two years to EUR 3.5 billion but only if the authorities put in place "adequate" regulation that reflects its "unprecedented" commitment to increasing the pace of fibre optic deployment. In a statement to Spain's market regulator CNMV, the company presented its full-year results and said it would be accelerating its FTTH rollout from 10.3 million households reached in December 2014 to between 13 and 18 million households by 2016 depending on future regulation, referring to the telecom

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