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Another FTTH strategy: let customers own the last mile

News | 10/27/2006 4:00 am EDT

Some telcos have already started to undertake the costly endeavour of extending fibre optic cable into customers’ homes (FTTH) to catch up, bandwidth-wise, with the cablecos. But for the carriers who haven’t begun the rollout yet, Canarie Inc., an Ottawa-based Internet development organization, offers an alternative to years of subscription fees as a way of recouping the cost: have the consumers lay the fibre themselves.

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