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Brabant reserves EUR 50 mln for broadband

Thursday 14 March 2013 | 09:42 CET | News
The Dutch province of North Brabant have set up a broadband fund of EUR 50 million. The provincial government (Provinciale Staten) earmarked the amount to develop broadband connections to industrial parks and rural areas. The amount will not be used to finance a network, but can serve as a guarantee for the construction by municipalities. More details on how the money will be spent should be available on 21 June, the Eindhovens Dagblad reported, adding that the amount came from the sale of energy company Essent.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Essent
Countries: Netherlands
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