Madrid plans 100 Mbps FTTH network

Madrid, Spain is planning to deploy a FTTH network in the metropolitan area, which they plan to finish by 2016. The cost of the deployment is 4 Billion Euros. The city will work with telecommunications operators to roll out the network which will provide up to 100 Mbps symmetrical speeds to residents. To encourage the rollout of WiMAX, Wi-Fi and LTE networks, they will also make it easier to lease space on municipal assets.