Danish service provider Telenor says it has signed an agreement to gain access to the fiber network of Eniig Group subsidiary OpenNet. The agreement will enable Telenor to offer its services to more than 300,000 potential customers in Central and North Jutland.
Eniig Group is an energy provider that, as the subsidiary’s name implies, has established OpenNet as a provider of open access infrastructure. “The opening of the fiber network on commercial terms ensures consumers a lot more freedom of choice and is fully in line with our wishes for greater access to the fiber network for more,” explains Mads Brøgger, commercial director at Eniig. “We have always had the goal of opening the fiber network for everyone interested, and therefore it made sense to establish OpenNet and thereby offer a wholesale solution and a platform that the industry could share in common. There is great interest in being part of our joint fiber project, and we are pleased that Telenor, as such a significant player in the Danish telecommunications market, can see the possibilities of a collaboration, so that even more Danes can enjoy the fiber network.”
Telenor expects to begin connecting customers to the new fiber infrastructure later this year. “We have long been working for more fiber accesses, as this is something our customers demand. By giving customers the opportunity to assemble their mobile and fiber connections in one place, they avoid unnecessary hassle and can at the same time reap the economic benefits of bringing together the family's mobile and internet connections with one provider. A good and fast internet connection gives the freedom to choose the series and programs from the network you want, which can save a family too much money on TV packages,” says Jesper Hansen, CEO of Telenor.
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