[SPONSORED] FTTH Conference 2018: Staffan Ingvarsson interview

Over almost 25 years, City of Stockholm-owned Stokab, has invested more than €500 million in the development of an open, operator-neutral fibre network for everyone. This network now stretches the equivalent of 30 times around the Earth. CEO, Staffan Ingvarsson discusses the provider’s success. Filmed at the FTTH Conference 2018 in Valencia, Spain.

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