0
Broadband

Castilla-La Mancha allocates EUR 2.5 mln to rural fibre rollout

Thursday 4 October 2018 | 09:46 CET | News
The regional government of Castilla-La Mancha in central Spain has agreed to hand out EUR 2.5 million in grants to boost the deployment of high-speed broadband networks in digital divide areas, reports Europa Press, citing the region's ICT director Alipio Garcia. The aim is to bring superfast internet to localities of less than 70 inhabitants which have been overlooked by operators in view of the lack of commercial interest, said the official. The funds will mainly be allocated for the rollout of fibre-optic or Wimax networks, with operators given 6 months to execute the projects.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Countries: Spain
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Fibre


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Spain approves EUR 130 mln of rural fibre grants

Published 26 Sep 2018 10:47 CET | Spain
The Spanish government has agreed to provide EUR 130 million in grants to a total of 203 high-speed broadband projects in digital ...

Spain up 5 places to 16th in global broadband speed ranking

Published 12 Jul 2018 09:58 CET | Spain
Spain has jumped five places in the latest Worldwide Broadband Speed League ranking conducted by M-Lab for UK news and consumer ...

Spanish 100Mbps broadband coverage up to 76% of population - govt

Published 07 May 2018 10:15 CET | Spain
Spain has already surpassed one of the European Digital Agenda 2020 goals, with 100Mbps broadband available to over 76 percent of ...

Masmovil ups fibre coverage to 11 mln homes, targets 14 mln by year-end

Published 25 Apr 2018 12:28 CET | Spain
Spain's fourth largest network operator Masmovil has increased its fibre-optic footprint to a total of 11 million homes in all of ...

Spain launches EUR 150 mln rural fibre call

Published 18 Apr 2018 09:35 CET | Spain
Spain's Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda has launched the first call for public funds to roll out fibre-optic ...

Masmovil cancels two-thirds of state-backed rural fibre projects - report

Published 03 Apr 2018 08:52 CET | Spain
Spanish telecommunications provider Masmovil, the country's fourth largest network operator, has decided to cancel two-thirds of ...

Spanish govt promises boost to broadband subsidies in 2018

Published 02 Jan 2018 09:05 CET | Spain
Spain's President Mariano Rajoy has promised a "definitive boost" in 2018 to the government's programme to bring fast broadband ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Jan Cisco Live
27 Jan Sprint fiscal Q3
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2019
27 Jan F5 Networks fiscal Q1
28 Jan Calix Q4 2019
28 Jan AudioCodes Q4 2019
28 Jan Airtel Africa fiscal Q3
28 Jan Dtac Q4 2019
28 Jan CEM in Telecoms Global Summit
29 Jan Telia Q4 2019
29 Jan AT&T Q4 2019
29 Jan Mellanox Q4 2019
29 Jan Limelight Networks Q4 2019
29 Jan Cirrus Logic fiscal Q3
29 Jan Telenor Q4 2019
29 Jan Facebook Q4 2019
29 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
29 Jan Qorvo fiscal Q3
29 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
29 Jan KPN Q4 2019
29 Jan Elisa Q4 results
29 Jan European 5G Conference
30 Jan BT fiscal Q3
30 Jan NTT Docomo fiscal Q3
30 Jan Verizon Q4 2019
30 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2019
30 Jan Amazon Q4 2019
30 Jan The Things Conference
30 Jan FCC meeting
31 Jan Charter Q4 2019
::: More Calendar Items