It is no longer acceptable to deliver fast broadband to a portion of the population, while neglecting the hard to reach percentage of the footprint.

Fibre is a fantastic future-proof solution for some, but the end game is to deliver broadband as a service to everyone, according to Steve Collins, CTO at NetComm Wireless.

“As opposed to rolling a technology out, and just giving it to 80% or 75% of an operator’s footprint, and leaving the rest untouched, we’re trying to address a service for everyone. And everyone is concerned about getting a broadband service to their home.

Get fibre into the premises – that’s a future-proof solution. You can upgrade it, it’s passive and it’s “future-proof”. The problem is, how do you execute on it for everyone?”

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