Sunday, 23 July 2017

BT's fibre rollout continues as Fujitsu bows out

By Nick Wood , Total Telecom
Wednesday 27 March 13

U.K. incumbent touts new broadband agreements with local councils; report claims Fujitsu will no longer bid for BDUK funds.

BT on Wednesday flaunted the latest developments in its nationwide fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) deployment, two weeks after Fujitsu's reported decision to give up on bidding for any more public broadband funds. The U.K. incumbent announced it has struck a deal with the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea to allocate sites for 140 fibre-enabled cabinets, which will extend superfast broadband access to a further 50,000 premises in the area…

BT on Wednesday flaunted the latest developments in its nationwide fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) deployment, two weeks after Fujitsu's reported decision to give up on bidding for any more public broadband funds. The U.K. incumbent announced it has struck a deal with the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea to allocate sites for 140 fibre-enabled cabinets, which will extend superfast broadband access to a further 50,000 premises in the area…

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