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National Broadband Plans: Announcements and Realities for Fixed Ultra-Fast Broadband

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National Broadband Plans: Announcements and Realities for Fixed Ultra-Fast Broadband
Published: August 26, 2014 Content info: 29 Pages

This report focuses on the services offered by telecommunications and cable operators through their FTTx infrastructures.

It reviews the levels of speeds offered, the content of offers and price ranges, and highlights the differences between major world regions.

15 ultra-fast broadband players, representing all regions were considered in order to carry out this analysis.

Table of Contents
Product Code: M14545IN3

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Methodology

3. Ultra-fast broadband ambitions across specific national plans

  • 3.1. Singapore: optimal coverage in record time
  • 3.2. New Zealand: significant advances for a successful plan
  • 3.3. Australia: an ultra-fast broadband plan... loosing speed
  • 3.4. France: one of the rare plans geared specifically towards ultra-fast broadband in Europe

4. Broadband plans with a more or less marked ultra-fast component

  • 4.1. In Europe: what impact has DAE on ultra-fast broadband deployments?
  • 4.2. United States: is the "Broadband Stimulus" plan out of steam?
  • 4.3. Other regions

5. Characteristics of national broadband/ultra-fast broadband plans

  • 5.1. Means of implementation
  • 5.2. Balance sheet


  • Table 1 : Significant broadband/ultra-fast broadband plans: launch date and objectives
  • Table 2 : Level of broadband and ultra-fast broadband coverage of households in Europe in January 2014
  • Table 3 : Implementation of national broadband plans by European Union countries
  • Table 4 : Key measures of different governments for their national broadband/ultra-fast broadband plans


  • Figure 1: Industrial structure for the implementation of Singapore's Next Gen NBN
  • Figure 2: Change in the number of FTTH subscribers in Singapore and quarterly growth rate for 2011-2014
  • Figure 3: Geographical distribution of ultra-fast broadband deployments between the four partners of CFH, New Zealand
  • Figure 4: Relations between the government, CFH and the technical partners in the New Zealand ultra-fast broadband project
  • Figure 5: Pace of deployment of ultra-fast broadband in New Zealand
  • Figure 6: Changes in the number of fixed Australian NBN connectable households
  • Figure 7: Financing the ultra-fast broadband plan in France
  • Figure 8: Changes in the number of households connectable by public initiative vs private initiative, in France, June 2012 - March 2014
  • Figure 9: Distribution of NTIA grants under the Broadband Stimulus, in the United States
  • Figure 10: Change in the levels of FTTH/B coverage between late 2011 and the end of 2013

Players covered in the report

  • BT
  • Chorus
  • Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH)
  • Enable Networks Limited (ENL)
  • Fujitsu
  • Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)
  • MyRepublic
  • National Telecommunications Information Agency (NTIA)
  • NBN Co.
  • Net M1
  • Northpower Fibre
  • Nucleus Connect
  • OpenNet
  • Optus
  • Rural Utilities Service (RUS)
  • SingTel
  • StarHub
  • Telebras
  • Telecom NZ
  • Telstra
  • Ultrafast Fibre
  • ViewQuest
  • Virgin Media
  • Vodafone

Slideshow contents

  • From broadband to ultra-fast broadband: variable plans according to objectives
  • Specific characteristics
  • Balance sheet
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