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Belgian govt says no plans to support fibre roll-out

Monday 12 September 2016 | 10:30 CET | News
The Belgian government has no plans to provide direct support for the roll-out of fibre in the country, according to Alexander de Croo, the minister for telecom and the Digital Agenda. In an interview with Datanews, he said the state would not provide funding, but would instead look to provide a supportive environment, such as by implementing the EU directive aimed at reducing the costs of rolling out fibre. He said Belgium already has a strong broadband infrastructure, with well-developed copper and cable networks, but acknowledged that the country could be falling behind on fibre. He also

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