Telekom Deutschland (TD) has announced plans to connect more than 9,500 companies in a further 62 municipalities to its fibre-optic network. Under this phase of expansion, which will begin this year, businesses located in 67 industrial parks will be able to access maximum download speeds of 1Gbps. Municipalities set to benefit from the expansion include Aschaffenburg, Bad Salzungen, Bayreuth, Bensheim, Berlin, Bochum, Darmstadt, Hamburg, Jena, Koblenz, Cologne, Mainz, Marburg, Munich, Offenburg, Schwerte and Weiterstadt..
TD increased the total length of its fibre network by around 70,000km to more than 650,000km last year. By 2023 around 3,000 business parks are expected to be connected to its fibre-optic infrastructure.