This study proposes an overview of the evolution of FTTx technologies at December 2018 in major European countries.

In order to provide a consolidated and complete overview, the study is structured in two parts:
A dataset covering the main access indicators for 32 European countries by semester
A status report summarizing the main strategic activities of the industry in the region and the main trends identified by December 2018

Table of contents

1. Methodology
1.1. List of indicators by country
1.2. Definitions
1.3. Sources

2. FTTx overview in Europe
2.1. Fibre is making strides in Europe, replacing full-copper and full-cable based architectures
2.2. FTTx architectures are widely deployed in Europe, led by Russia, Germany and the United Kingdom
2.3. FTTH/B Subscribers: Russia is Europe’s FTTH/B leader in terms of subscribers
2.4. FTTH/B homes passed in Europe
2.5. European region has reached a 35.2% FTTH/B take-up rate
2.6. Focus on upgrading to FTTH/B technology and architecture
2.7. Forecasts up to 2023 in Europe

3. Conclusion
3.1. Key trends identified in Europe

List of tables and figures

List of tables and figures

1. Methodology
• European FTTx markets – as at December 2018

2. FTTx overview in Europe
• Breakdown of superfast broadband subscribers in Europe by country and technology, December 2018
• Top 10 countries in terms of superfast broadband subscribers in Europe, December 2018
• Additional FTTx subscribers and homes passed in Russia, Germany and the UK from December 2017 to December 2018
• Breakdown of superfast access technologies in the main European markets, December 2018
• Progression in top 10 European countries in terms of FTTH/B homes passed, Dec. 2015 to Dec. 2018
• Four fastest growing FTTH/B markets, Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B take-up rates in Europe, by country, December 2018
• FTTH/B subscribers forecasts up to 2023
• Progression of FTTH/B homes passed up to 2023

DataSet Scope

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Access indicators
• Number of subscribers and homes passed per superfast architecture
• Factoring in overlaps when applicable
• FTTx as a share of total broadband customers
• Leading superfast broadband players’ market share
• Breakdown of FTTH vs. FTTB subscribers
• Breakdown of Ethernet vs. PON technology

Type of data
• Historical data since December 2014 (twice yearly) per country
• Updated data as at December 2018
• Forecasts up to 2023

Geographic area

  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom

Other details

  • Reference: M19510EUB1A
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: Ethernet, fibre, FTTB, FTTH, FTTH/B, FTTx, PON technology

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