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Interim status of the fiber optic project in Wolmirstedt and Elbeu

    Press release/13.12.2023, Wolmirstedt

    With the fiber optic expansion, the digital future in Wolmirstedt and Elbeu is coming closer step by step. Since August 2023, the construction machines of Libra GmbH, the construction partner commissioned by Deutsche Glasfaser, have been rolling through the villages. The civil engineering work is currently progressing well, so that 25% of the work in Wolmirstedt is already complete. Construction work in Elbeu is expected to start at the beginning of next year.

    The supra-regional fiber optic connection outside the districts is currently being built in parallel. As soon as this has been successfully implemented, the three main fiber optic distributors in Wolmirstedt will be put into operation. The first households can then be activated and benefit from the new high-speed Internet. Deutsche Glasfaser has scheduled the activations for the second quarter of 2024. The construction partner will contact the customers in advance to arrange a date for the completion of the fiber optic connections. As soon as the fiber optic connection is active, Deutsche Glasfaser will take over the termination of the customer’s current landline telephone contract with their current provider, provided the customer has requested the transfer of their telephone numbers.

    Libra GmbH is currently preparing for the winter break, so that construction sites that are still open are temporarily closed or properly secured to ensure safety. After the winter break, things will resume at full speed from mid-January 2024.

    In the meantime, the free Deutsche Glasfaser construction hotline on 02861 – 890 60 940 from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. will answer any questions you may have about construction. Contracts for the use of the fiber optic connection can be issued by telephone on 02861 8133 400 from Monday to Friday from 8:00 – 20:00 and on Saturdays from 09:00 – 18:00.

    Information about Deutsche Glasfaser and the products that can be booked is also available online at

    Deutsche Glasfaser Group of Companies

    The Deutsche Glasfaser Group is the leading fiber-optic provider for rural and suburban areas in Germany. As a pioneer and pacesetter in the industry, Deutsche Glasfaser plans, builds and operates open-supplier fiber optic connections for private households, businesses and public institutions. As the digital provider for the regions, it is striving for nationwide fiber-optic roll-out and is thus making a major contribution to Germany’s digital progress. With innovative planning and construction methods, Deutsche Glasfaser is the technology leader for fast and cost-efficient FTTH expansion. The group is one of the financially strongest players in the German market and, together with the experienced fiber-optic investors EQT and OMERS, has a private-sector investment volume of seven billion euros.

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