0
Broadband

EC approves UK National Broadband Scheme

Thursday 26 May 2016 | 17:21 CET | News
The European Commission (EC) has approved the UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020, concluding that it complies with EI state aid rules. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the decision endorsed UK plans to support the roll-out of high speed broadband infrastructure. The scheme will ensure roll-out of NGA broadband (30 Mps+) to as many UK homes and businesses as possible. As a result, the can fully fund the investment to roll-out NGA broadband in areas where no NGA infrastructure exists and where no private operator is willing to invest in such infrastructure without

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

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?



Categories: Internet
Countries: Europe / United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a 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

Genesis Technical Systems mBond picked by Next Generation Access

Published 18 Oct 2017 07:01 CET | United Kingdom
Broadband products provider Genesis Technical Systems said it received orders from Next Generation Access (NGA), a UK national ...

Regulation: no silver bullet for delivering next-generation broadband

Published 11 Nov 2016 16:50 CET | Europe
The European Commission's proposal to overhaul telecom regulation in the EU was presented in September as a means to achieving ...

North Yorkshire broadband puts forward new phase 3 plan

Published 28 Jul 2016 17:06 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Superfast North Yorkshire (SFNY) project has put forward a revised Phase 3 roll-out plan that could extend local coverage ...

Local govts aim to boost UK national broadband speeds

Published 10 May 2016 10:49 CET | United Kingdom
The UK's Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a new campaign to boost broadband speeds. The 'Up to Speed' campaign ...

Fibre broadband available to 95% of Notts premises

Published 09 May 2016 10:40 CET | United Kingdom
Superfast fibre broadband is now available to 95 percent of homes and businesses across Nottinghamshire, one year ahead of the ...

UK MPs call for end to 'broadband rip-off'

Published 18 Apr 2016 11:06 CET | United Kingdom
The way UK ISPs advertise their speeds is a 'national scandal', according to a new report from the British Infrastructure Group ...

Over 90% of UK homes have access to 24 Mbps broadband

Published 11 Apr 2016 06:33 CET | United Kingdom
Just over 90 percent of UK homes had access to 24 Mbps internet as of 07 April, according to Think Broadband, which has been ...

Avanti starts marketing satellite broadband scheme

Published 24 Mar 2016 15:18 CET | United Kingdom
Avanti Communications has launched full scale national marketing of a government funded satellite broadband scheme in the UK. ...

Vodafone attacks BT for 'loading costs' onto Openreach

Published 04 Feb 2016 15:12 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone has attacked BT for 'loading costs' onto national network unit Openreach, reports the Financial Times. Vodafone UK CEO ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

29 Oct Tecnotree Q3 results
29 Oct Proximus Q3 2021
29 Oct NEC fiscal Q2
29 Oct Charter Communications Q3
29 Oct Shaw Communications fiscal Q3
29 Oct Shentel Q3 2021
01 Nov Harmonic Q3 2021
01 Nov Adtran Q3 2021
01 Nov DZS Q3
01 Nov SBA Communications Q3 2021
01 Nov Arista Networks Q3 2021
01 Nov NXP Semiconductors Q3 2021
01 Nov Ceragon Networks Q3
01 Nov Samsung AI Forum 2021 (online)
02 Nov Sequans Communications Q3 2021
02 Nov Activision Blizzard Q3
02 Nov T-Mobile US Q3 2021
02 Nov 8x8 fiscal Q2
02 Nov Akamai Technologies Q3 2021
02 Nov Extreme Networks fiscal Q1
02 Nov Minim Q3 2021
02 Nov Casa Systems Q3 2021
02 Nov Liberty Latin America Q3 2021
03 Nov Anterix Q3 2021
03 Nov Aviat Networks fiscal Q1
03 Nov Qorvo fiscal Q2
03 Nov Qualcomm fiscal Q3
03 Nov Roku Q3 2021
03 Nov Inseego Q3 2021
03 Nov Fastly Q3
::: More Calendar Items