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Telefonica to cut 2015 fibre rollout by 2 mln homes - report

Monday 2 February 2015 | 09:49 CET | News
Telefonica will proceed with a 35 percent reduction to its fibre-optic deployment in Spain this year in response to the changes to the fixed broadband market proposed by the country's communications regulator CNMC, according to an internal company document seen by Spanish daily El Pais. The new rules would require Telefonica to open up its fibre-optic network in all of Spain apart from nine cities with a view to ensuring competition and promoting investment in next generation access (NGA) networks. Telefonica had already warned that the CNMC's proposal could have the opposite of the intended

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