FT to increase ADSL availability to more than 99% of households

1 Oct 2010

France Telecom (FT) is launching a three-year programme aimed at increasing ADSL coverage from 98.6% of households to more than 99% by 2013. The project, costing EUR60 million (USD81.7 million), will be up and running by the end of 2010, and forms part of FT’s ‘conquests 2015’ project which seeks to ‘conquer networks and conquer customers by improving quality of service’. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, FT claimed more than 51% of the French retail broadband subscriber market at the end of June 2010, comfortably ahead of second placed SFR with 20.4%.

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