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Telefonica fibre network to reach 10 mln households by Dec

Thursday 3 April 2014 | 15:13 CET | News
Telefonica expects to double the number of households connected to its fibre-optic network this year to over 10 million and plans to cover 80 percent of the Spanish population by 2016, reports Europa Press. At the presentation of the company's investment plans in Cantabria, Telefonica Espana CEO Luis Gilperez Miguel announced that coverage had reached 5.1 million Spanish households in Spain at the end of 2013 but that the intention was to double that figure this year and maintain a similar rate of deployment in 2015. If the schedule proceeds according to plan, Telefonica will overtake

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Companies: Ono / Telefonica / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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