Spain ended January with over 8.6 million FTTH lines, or 1.9 million more than a year earlier, according to data published by the regulator CNMC.
FTTH is already the main mode of access to fixed broadband in Spanish municipalities with over 50,000 inhabitants.
The upgrade of German broadband networks to Gigabit speeds has exceeded the mark of 10 million lines at the end of the year.
T-Mobile has signed an agreement with the Polish incumbent Orange giving it access to the latter’s FTTH network.
The take-up of FTTH is growing rapidly in Spain, with the country gaining a further 1.8 million lines in the year to April 2018.
Spain ended 2017 with 6.6 million FTTH, according to data produced by the regulator CNMC.
The number of FTTH lines in Spain exceeded 6 million in September, according to the latest data published by the regulator CNMC.
The number of FTTH lines in Spain exceeded 5.8 million in August, according to the latest data published by the regulator CNMC.
FTTH is now outperforming DSL in Spain, according to the latest data produced by the regulator CNMC.
German fibre-optic network operator Deutsche Glasfaser has doubled the speed of its fastest internet access for private households from 500Mbps to 1Gbps.