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Bitkom urges govt to distribute broadband funds quickly

Friday 28 August 2015 | 11:17 CET | News
German IT association Bitkom welcomes the government's plans to provide about EUR 2.7 billion in funds for broadband expansion in Germany by 2018 but general manager Bernhard Rohleder stressed the importance of distributing the money as soon as possible and on a technology-neutral basis. The speed at which the spectrum auction was carried out should not be lost now, he said.  In the opinion of the Federation of German consumer organisations VZBV, the announced funds are not enough. It cited the certification body TUV Rheinland as saying that EUR 20 billion is needed for the nationwide

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