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Written by David Brunnen   
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 15:49

Head of CommunicationsFurther evidence of fresh momentum in the UK market for fully-fibred digital local access networks arrived today in the form of a consortium headed by Fujitsu and including Virgin Media, Talk Talk and Cisco.

The collaborative partners aim to bring fully-fibred symmetric 1Gb/s services to 5 million Uk households - primarily in rural areas.

Fujitsu have also confirmed that they are sponsoring the NextGen 11 series of roadshows - starting in Edinburgh on May 12th.

Fujitsu's announcement today coincides with a report from ECTA on the urgent need for a Europe-wide copper switch-off plan.

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Full text of the Fujitsu announcement is available here.

This editorial was written for members of the UK's Communications Management Association (CMA) - a part of the BCS, the chartered Institute for ICT professionals.

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