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EU Commission approves German govt plan to subsidise broadband expansion in grey spots

Friday 25 September 2020 | 10:47 CET | News
The EU Commission has approved the German government's plan to support broadband expansion financially in areas that are already supplied with bandwidths of at least 30 Mbps, so-called grey spots, but that do not yet have gigabit-capable connections. In a first phase running until the beginning of 2023, funding will available for areas without connections of at least 100 Mbps. In addition, schools, transport hubs, main providers of public services and all companies are eligible for funding from the start even if 100 Mbps service is already available in the area where they are located.

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Companies: BREKO / VATM
Countries: Germany
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