Know If Your City Is One of Those Affected by The Slowdown in The Deployment of Fiber of Movistar

Since mid-December the CNMC opened a public consultation in which proposes open Movistar fiber rivals without speed limits in all Spain except nine cities, we knew that that intention would have consequences, and thus will be. While operator rivals applaud the proposal of Movistar controller you have opposed, to the extent that will slow down the deployment of its fiber.

Already known of the intention of the company spend 5.5 million new households in coverage to 3.6 million in 2015, and what may come later, we needed to know which would be the cities affected by the decision. And because the country has made with an internal document of the operator now have of the complete list of cities that will be affected.

More than 100 will be the Spanish municipalities affected by the decision of Movistar’s slow deployment, although not all are affected in the same way. On the one hand the filtered document provides a list of cities where the deployments will continue to, Although not so many will be households that will come. The full list is as follows:

Madrid, Barcelona, Granada, Guadalajara, San Sebastian, Malaga, Pamplona, Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Sevilla, Soria, Tarragona, Toledo, Valladolid, Zaragoza, Ceuta, Albacete and Almería. Merida, Avilés, Torrelavega, Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Valles, Marbella, Sant Feliu del Llobregat, Sitges, Vic, Alcobendas, Alcorcón, Algete, Boadilla del Monte, Colmenar Viejo, Galapagar, Getafe, Majadahonda, Pozuelo, Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Las Rozas, San Sebastián de los Reyes, Torrejón de Ardoz, Torrelodones, Valdemoro and Tres Cantos.

A lesser evil that will affect large cities and their peripheries populations. But worse is the case of other municipalities, where it will not Movistar despite having planned to bring its fiber this year finally. The complete listing of the cities which will be without the fiber Movistar at the moment is as follows:

Chiclana, La Linea, El Puerto de Santa María, Puertollano, Pozoblanco, Ames, Ferrol, Ribeira, Tarancon, L’Escala, Palafrugell, Roses, Santa Coloma de Farners, Torroella de Montgrí, Baza, La Zubia, El Casar, Eibar, Hondarribia, Zarautz, Barbastro, Binéfar, Fraga, Jaca, Cervera, La Seu d’Urgell, Solsona, Sort, Vielha, Ciempozuelos, Colmenar de Oreja, Daganzo de Arriba, Hoyo de Manzanares, Mejorada del Campo, Moralzarzal, San Agustín de Guadalix , Benalmadena, Estepona, Fuengirola, Tafalla, Langreo, Aguilar de Campoo, Griñón, Guadarrama, Puerto del Rosario, Adeje, Puerto de la Cruz, Cabezón de la Sal, Reinosa, El Espinar, Segovia, Espartinas, Amposta, Cambrils, Seseña, Castro Urdiales, Salou, Illescas, Ocaña, Gandia, Bermeo, Sopelana, Benidorm, Denia, Jávea, Arévalo, Ávila, Andratx, Calvià, Pollensa, Mijas, Torremolinos, Soto del Real and Calatayud.

It is to imagine that these are Movistar plans at the moment, since it remains to be seen what the final regulation. Everything seems to indicate that the ex-monopolio will have to open their fiber to its rivals, although the price of access to this It will determine the future of the deployments of fiber in Spain.