Telefónica misses deadline on copper shutdown


Q1 FY24: Group remains at work, switching off retail copper lines in Spain, having missed initial April 2024 target. Effort to replace legacy lines drives increase in capex in first three months of the year. Vilá highlights operational benefits expected…

This article includes:

  • Organisations: Deutsche Telekom; KPN; MásOrange; Openreach; Orange Group; Telefónica Deutschland (O2 Germany); Telefónica España; Telefónica Group; Vodafone Spain.
  • Geographic: Europe; Spain.
  • People: Ángel Vilá.
  • Themes: Copper (ADSL); Capital and operating expenditure (capex/opex); Fibre (FTTP); Financial and performance; Fixed broadband; Growth, Profitability, and Sustainability (GPS); Infrastructure and networks; Legacy network decommissioning; Results.

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