ADTRAN set to take a substantial share of work building BT’s new fibre infrastructure as a third partner alongside Huawei and Nokia. Vendor’s involvement appears to have sparked a small jump in BT’s March 2021 rollout targets.
While building a strong UK competitor is the headline motivation behind the plan to merge O2 UK and Virgin Media, for Telefónica the deal is a shining opportunity to get its Group finances in order. Structure of the JV suggests a key opening for Telefónica to bring its strong ...
iDATE places Spain in creditable fourth spot among European countries in terms of full-fibre penetration, and a leader in major markets. Telefónica the country’s biggest FTTP contributor by subs, although Orange and Vodafone catching up. Copper switch-off programme key.
While redolent with buzzwords, partnership does indicate Enterprise is playing to strengths of EE and Openreach as it pursues managed services deals. Existing relationship on city security evidences the potential for Enterprise to add value with public sector connectivity deals.
Openreach was criticised by Dorset Council for its performance on the Superfast Dorset (SFD) project according to reports.
Average cost‑per‑premises passed dips below €1,000, with further efficiencies anticipated. Agile IT and advance fibre planning supporting an accelerated rollout and streamlined back-office processes. Höttges ready and willing to buy wholesale and collaborate to build fibre momentum with progress on EWE and Stuttgart partnerships flagged.
Slowdown in Telekom Deutschland broadband user growth evidently concerning leadership and stakeholders. Focus increases on whether FTTP plans need a rethink, to strengthen position.