More pressure on the Spanish broadband market. The tariff war by the optical fiber is about to begin. Jazztel said Thursday that it has begun marketing their products on first fiber to the home (FTTH) infrastructure. A movement that challenges the likes of Vodafone, Orange, Telefonica and Telstra, which this week launched its first fiber services.
Thus, Jazztel has launched the offering Fiber Savings Pack 100, a fiber product of 100 megs download and 10 megs of upload which includes online share, unlimited landline, 120 minutes of calls from fixed to mobile addition 100 minutes of mobile voice and mobile data 100MB for 42.94 euros per month.
In turn, the operator has indicated that customers with higher consumption of mobile supply may contract Unlimited Fiber Pack, which also includes unlimited calls from your mobile and a gig of mobile data for 52.94 euros a month, only £10 more.
Jazztel has indicated that its new portfolio of fiber services “responds to this new pattern of consumption of the internet user who begins to demand increasingly higher speeds that in addition allow multi-device connections within a home.” José Miguel García, CEO of Jazztel, says there is a growing trend consolidated proliferation of connected devices in the home such as desktop computers, laptops, televisions, gaming consoles and smartphones, which implies an increase “in demand for bandwidth domestic connections. ”
The company highlighted the progress in the deployment of infrastructures. So Jazztel began deployment of its optical fiber networks in late 2012 and in February 2013 the first pilot activated his client connection in their homes. The company, which in this process has been supported by China’s ZTE, explained that its first products on fiber infrastructure may associate the mobile service, according to customer needs.
In this sense, Jazztel recalled that in 2012 signed an agreement with Telefónica and in infrastructure access vertical buildings to the joint deployment of optical fiber. Under the agreement, both companies are jointly deploying FTTH networks to reach three million households so that each party is responsible for the construction of approximately a million and a half of households delivered to the other party. The company has said that the signing of this agreement is a milestone in its history as it marked the beginning of the deployment of fiber to the home.
With this commitment, Jazztel seeks to strengthen its position in broadband. At present, the company has more than 1,300,000 and 800,000 ADSL customers mobile customers.