Tuesday, 21 November 2017

UK altnets say govt should aim for 80% FTTP coverage by 2026

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 08 September 16

INCA report makes six recommendations designed to remove barriers to fibre deployment.

Altnet lobby group the Independent Networks Corporation Association (INCA) on Thursday called on the U.K. government to set a target of extending fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) coverage to 80% of the population by 2026. The U.K. should aim for near universal coverage by 2030, INCA said. The ambitious target forms part of one of six recommendations set out by INCA in a new report titled Building Gigabit Britain…

Altnet lobby group the Independent Networks Corporation Association (INCA) on Thursday called on the U.K. government to set a target of extending fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) coverage to 80% of the population by 2026. The U.K. should aim for near universal coverage by 2030, INCA said. The ambitious target forms part of one of six recommendations set out by INCA in a new report titled Building Gigabit Britain…

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