Much of Europe has a 40% take rate, far more than even most industry pros realize. (Larger chart & pr below.) iDate, working for the Fibre to the Home Council Europe, finds 183 million homes passed. Subscribers are growing at 17% per year.
France and Spain are the standouts among large countries. France has covered 2/3rds of the nation. Italy, Germany, and the UK are far behind, but that;s changing.
France added 2.787.000 new FTTH/B subscriptions, whereas Russia came second adding 1.681.000 new FTTH/B
subscribers. Spain rounds out the top 3 with 1.436.000 new FTTH/B subscribers.
Russia was long the leader because many buildings have fiber to the basement.