A third of Dutch households are now connected to FTTH (fibre-to-the-home), according to the 2016 edition of Telecompaper’s annual FTTH report.
Orange France is launching on May 19 a new Livebox for its fibre customers offering 4K/Ultra HD television as well ad dual-band Wifi.
The FTTH Council Europe board of directors has appointed Ronan Kelly as new president.
German mobile communications company Freenet has acquired the German technical services provider Media Broadcast through its subsidiary mobilcom-debitel, paying €295 million for 100% of its shares.
German telco M-net has commenced offering an IPTV package in addition to its internet, fixed-line and mobile telephony services.
The number of fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the building (FTTB) subscribers in Europe increased by 19% over the first nine months of 2015, reaching more than 35.9 million FTTH/B subscribers.
Fiber Nederland (Fiber NL), a provider of triple play and smart home solutions, is acquiring its competitor Stipte (formerly Scarlet Netherlands).
German cable and satellite industry association ZVEI Fachverband Satellit & Kabel expects the preconditions for nationwide analogue cable TV switch-off to be met by the end of 2018.
Dutch FTTH provider Reggefiber, wholly owned by KPN, has added 52,000 homes pasedto its FTTH network during the second quarter.
German fibre-to-the home (FTTH) provider Breitbandversorgung Deutschland (BBV) will launch a comprehensive multiscreen IPTV service for reception on TV sets and mobile devices based on a white label solution from internet TV provider Zattoo.