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This article was published on November 19, 2008


    Attention all Dutch! Here comes the fiber network!

    Attention all Dutch! Here comes the fiber network!
    Mircea Goia
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    Mircea Goia

    Mircea Goia was born in Romania and emigrated to US in 2005. He lives in Phoenix, AZ and works as web developer. His is involved in several Mircea Goia was born in Romania and emigrated to US in 2005. He lives in Phoenix, AZ and works as web developer. His is involved in several online projects and one of them is MyTestBox.com. Mircea shows a keen interest in commercial Web development such as social networks, viral marketing, e-commerce, online video (and filmmaking). He can be reached on his personal website (for suggestions, news, tips).

    Seven years from now The Netherlands will be covered in a web of fiber-to-the-home network thanks to KPN and FTTH operator Reggefiber (according to deVerdieping Trouw).

    Of course, the cost isn’t small: about 5-7 billion euros needs to be thrown at the task

    KPN and Reggefiber setup a joint venture (KPN wants a 41% stake in Reggefiber) which has to be approved by the authorities.

    The places where the fiber cannot reach will be covered by wi-fi network access.