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National Regulation for FTTH/B & government initiatives
- ENACOM is the Regulator that is in charge of providing rules on the telecom field.
- No specific regulation on FTTx was found in Argentina but according to some operators, there are some municipal obstacles to deploy fibre projects in the country in order
The Argentinian government announced the launch of a national broadband programme called "Argentina Conectada" which aimed to expand the Argentinian broadband as an objective) and to give access to free digital TV in rural areas. This programme included the deployment of a national backbone of fibre (10,000 km) and a federal fibre
Argentina's Chamber of Deputies launched a new telecom project called "Argentina Digital".
- May: the new telecom regulator "AFTIC" was created
- December: More than 30,000km of fibre from the programme "Argentina Digital" were deployed along the 23 provinces. In addition, the AFTIC was merged with the AFCS Audiovisual), the national authority in charge of the audiovisual communication services sector in order to create the unified authority "ENACOM" (standing for Ente Nacional
- August: an agreement was signed between the regulator ENACOM and ARSAT in order to improve the Federal Fibre Network (REFEFO) and to create 120 distribution Open Access Network in 3 phases of 120 days each one, so it is estimated to be accomplished by the end of 2017. Currently ARSAT has 33,000Km of optic fibre.
- ENACOM as the government entity has invested around US$ 206 million in the REFERO in order to boost the fiber deployment along the country.
- May the government announced that 2 million homes should be passed for VHBB services. The ISP association announced that 1 million homes coud be passed for FTTH
- It is estimated that the national fiber backbone deployed by REFEFO has reached 29.000 km from the 58.000 km initially planned.
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Synopsis & extract
This report examines national FTTH public policies by taking a detailed look at nine countries: Croatia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
It is structured in two parts, providing:
Monographs for each country, describing the (demographic, technological) situation in each, details on the current programme (objectives, regulatory measures, financial support), the technologies used, governance and monitoring tools.
A synthesis that provides:
- Analysis of the status of national programmes, set against the objectives of the Digital Agenda for Europe(DAE) and the progression of coverage rates;
- A description of the different support mechanisms provided by the national programmes, and the latest news on each programme;
- A local operator's perspective on their country's national programme.
The Croatian Model