Cesky to invest CZK150 million in ADSL in 2006

25 Apr 2006

Czech fixed line incumbent Cesky Telecom plans to spend CZK150 million (USD6.55 million) in 2006, to extend ADSL coverage to all schools, libraries and other public institutions, and even in the remotest parts of the country, according to the Prague Daily Monitor citing the company. Cesky wants to cover 98% of the Czech Republic with ADSL, said its chief executive officer Jaime Smith, and it aims to complete its objectives by 15 October 2006. At the end of March this year the company had 330,000 ADSL connections and around three million main lines in service, around 90% of the country total. Cable TV operators provide high speed internet access to around 180,000 households.

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