NTT fibre users up, ADSL subscriptions down

15 May 2008

Japan’s largest telecoms operator by subscribers and revenues said the number of people signed up to its FLET’S Hikari fibre-optic service reached 8.78 million as of 31 March 2008, up from 3.2 million a year earlier. Meanwhile, the number of customers taking broadband services via its ADSL platform dropped from 5.3 million to 4.6 million in the same period, and the number of conventional main lines in service fell to 39.2 million from 43.3 million last year.

Japan, NTT (NTT East & NTT West)