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France sees high-speed growth

France had 555,000 very high-speed internet subscribers out of a total of 22 million fixed broadband subs at the end of the second quarter, according to telecom regulator ARCEP.

The regulator’s latest survey showed that FTTH subscribers grew from 138,000 in March to 155,000 in June, while other very high-speed subscribers (overwhelmingly cable subs) grew from 378,000 to 400,000.
xDSL customers numbered 20.455 million, up from 20.254 million, while other fixed broadband customers (again mostly cable) grew from 1.004 million to 1.02 million.