Led by incumbent Portugal Telecom, competitive provider Sonaecom and cable MSO ZON Multimedia, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) deployments and customer take rates in Portugal steadily progressed throughout 2009.
According to the FTTH Council Europe, this service provider trio all had a hand in increasing the country's FTTH subscriber count 186 percent. The amount of FTTH subscribers increased from only 14,500 subscribers in December 2008 to 41,500 in December 2009. Likewise, homes passed by FTTH networks in Portugal rose from 200,000 in December 2008 to 1.15 million in December 2009.
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