Bezeq expands fiber-powered Internet network in Israel

Bezeq on Monday announced the launch of FTTR (Fiber-To-The-Room) domestic Internet network in Israel.
Bezeq Internet networkBezeq’s FTTR broadband service allows customers for surfing at a rate of up to 1 Gb on WiFi. The broadband service involves a technician threading the optical fiber to the room (2 fiber points per home).

Bezeq has launched the highest surfing rate in Israel and one of the highest in the world, 2.5 Gb, at a price of NIS 149 per month. Bezeq is making an offer for the 1 and 2.5 Gb rates with a discount of 50 percent for the first three months (NIS 74.5 per month for 2.5 Gb and NIS 59.5 Gb for 1 Gb).

Dudu Mizrahi, CEO of Bezeq, said: “Bezeq started deployment of optical fibers at unprecedented speed just last January, and in only half a year we have deployed fiber infrastructure to 680 thousand homes. Bezeq has the biggest and most extensive network in Israel.”

Keren Laizerovitz, Bezeq’s VP Marketing and Innovation, said: “Bezeq’s intense deployment of fibers together with the especially fast surfing speeds and our new products, will allow Bezeq to continue to lead the Israel communications market.”