Dutch govt backs goal of 100 Mbps for all by 2025

Monday 19 December 2016 | 10:19 CET | News
The Dutch government has announced its support for the European Commission's ambition for all households to have access to broadband of at least 100 Mbps by 2025. The Netherlands has nearly reached the EU's previous goal from 2011, for all homes at have access to at least 30 Mbps. The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs said it expects the need for connectivity to increase to 100 Mbps and said the government's policy will focus on maintaining competition. If the market does not move in the right direction, there is a role for local governments to support the roll-out of faster internet, within

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