Sunday, 17 October 2021

Italian fibre: FTTH growing but not fast enough

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 22 October 20

According to Agcom, Italy’s fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) lines finally outnumber its fixed wireless access (FWA) units for the first time

National regulator Agcom has now revealed the extent to which FTTH connections are improving throughout Italy, showing that a 30 Mbps fixed internet speed is now far more accessible today than it was four years ago.   According to Agcom’s figures, the number of Italian’s with access to a connection of this quality or better was up to 62% of all broadband connections in Q2 2020, an increase of 51% compared to the same period in 2016. A major part of this transformation is the shift from copper to fibre across the country; the stats showed that around 86.5% of the fixed connections in June 2016 were on copper lines…

National regulator Agcom has now revealed the extent to which FTTH connections are improving throughout Italy, showing that a 30 Mbps fixed internet speed is now far more accessible today than it was four years ago.   According to Agcom’s figures, the number of Italian’s with access to a connection of this quality or better was up to 62% of all broadband connections in Q2 2020, an increase of 51% compared to the same period in 2016. A major part of this transformation is the shift from copper to fibre across the country; the stats showed that around 86.5% of the fixed connections in June 2016 were on copper lines…

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