Telenor Norway Aims to Convert All Copper Customers to Fiber by 2023

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Telenor Norway says it aims to convert all customers on its copper network to fiber before 2023.

The Operator wants do start the network transformation from copper to fibre optic  by converting around 30,000 customers on its copper network to fiber this year. Every year, Telenor invests NOK 4.5 billion in more mobile coverage and fibre networks across Norway. 

As part of the modernisation process, old telephone poles will be taken down, copper lines will be removed and technical buildings will either be reused or removed.

Bjorn Moen, Acting CEO, Telenor Norway
We are in the midst of a phase of modernisation that will ensure that Norway has a network that is fast, reliable and built for the future. Access to the Internet and digital services is a basic requirements for Norwegians, regardless of age or location. In order to succeed, we need permission to build new base stations and to excavate streets to allow us to roll out new fibre and mobile coverage.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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