China Telecom plans massive FTTH rollout

27 May 2010

Xinhua News Agency is reporting that China Telecom plans to install a fibre-optic network with capacity for 18 million lines this year, and expects to launch 100Mbps services in key cities. The telco expects to be able to offer 70% of users in towns and cities speeds of at least 12Mbps before the end of this year. The same source says China Mobile has also decided to step up the construction of fixed line broadband infrastructure and deploy six million lines this year.

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