Insight Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VXFIBER, reveals why fibre-optic roll out is essential for 5G to succeed.
Mikael Sandberg is Chairman at VXFIBER, which was founded in 2014 as Ventura Next, by Swedish telecoms industry experts with global experience of building and managing open access network infrastructures – including FTTH – dating back to 1998. Until 2014, the shareholders owned Swedish open access network operator Zitius, managing 118 open access networks across Sweden, consisting of 46 council/municipal and 72 private networks. These networks now serve some 500,000 fibre-connected households and business. VXFIBER now has over 55,000 connected subscribers in Europe, UK, South Africa and the far East. It connects new users at a rate of 100-200 per day.