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Time not right yet to invest in FTTH - study

Monday 6 September 2010 | 17:08 CET | News

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Operators should reconsider costly plans for fibre to the home (FTTH) and focus on copper-based technologies, according to report from Analysys Mason on FTTx roll-out and capex in developed economies over the next five years. The market researcher expects fixed operators wil have difficulty boosting revenues in the coming period as consumers focus additional spending on innovative mobile services and devices. While cable operators have already been offering faster broadband for some time, take-up remains "troublingly low", according to the report. FTTH may prove attractive to some early

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