Vodafone, Orange partner on fibre roll-out in Spain

Wednesday 13 March 2013 | 14:34 CET | News
Vodafone and Orange have agreed to partner on rolling out fibre broadband services in Spain. The cooperation targets covering 6 million homes and businesses in 50 major cities by September 2017. Under the terms of the agreement, Vodafone and Orange will each deploy street-level fibre (horizontal infrastructure) in complementary geographies. The fibre will be owned independently but will share the same technical specifications to ensure compatibility as a single network, and each partner will have guaranteed access to the whole infrastructure. The companies will also each deploy their own

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Companies: Orange / Orange Spain / Telefonica- Movistar / Vodafone / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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