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Israel eyes FFTH super-fast Internet
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The government is backing the plan.
“Providing high-quality, fiber-to-the-home bandwidth for consumers all over Israel [especially in peripheral areas] is a national interest as it promotes economic growth, education, provision of government services, social welfare,” said Eden Bar-Tal, the director general of Israel’s Communications Ministry.
IEC’s Harpak said the project is estimated to cost billions of shekels to deploy some 25,000 km of fiber optics. He said the IEC hopes to have 10 percent of the country wired by 2013, and two-thirds of the country covered by 2020.
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