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Austrian rural broadband subsidies grow to EUR 204 million

Tuesday 27 December 2016 | 14:31 CET | News
Austria has already spent EUR 204 million in subsidies to support broadband roll-out in underserved areas, reports the federal ministry for transport, innovation and technology BMVIT. In total four tenders have been completed, the last one in December 2016 with a value of EUR 23 million for the empty pipe program. In total 813 Austrian municipalities have received subsidies to cover around 25 percent of the 1.9 million Austrian homes with broadband speeds lower than 30 Mbps (or no broadband access at all).

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