Telekom Deutschland (TD) has announced plans to connect more than 7,400 companies in a further 26 municipalities to its fibre-optic network. Under this phase of expansion, which will begin next year, businesses located in 38 industrial parks will be able to access maximum download speeds of 1Gbps. Municipalities set to benefit from the expansion include Bad Toelz, Berlin, Dresden, Dornstadt, Friedberg, Fulda, Gelnhausen, Goettingen, Hamburg, Karlsbad, Konstanz, Lenting, Maisach, Petersberg, Prenzlau, Raubling, Ravensburg, Reutlingen, Rostock, Tuerkheim, Uslar, Waghaeusel, Weil am Rhein, Weilheim in Upper Bavaria, Wessling and Wolfratshausen.
TD increased the total length of its fibre network from around 560,000km to 575,000km last year. By 2023 around 3,000 business parks are expected to be connected to its fibre-optic infrastructure.