Govt subsidy brings broadband to Black Forest

Monday 22 August 2011 | 13:13 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
The German city of Sasbachwalden marked the start of its local fibre network on 3 August. The Black Forest town has almost 2,500 residents and 1,290 households. The 42-km GPON network was deployed partly underground, in the sewers and on electricity poles. The project cost in total EUR 3.4 million, or EUR 2,720 per household, and the regional government, the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, contributed EUR 1.5 million.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: FON / Telsakom
Countries: Germany
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