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EU parliament approves 'WiFi4EU' hotspot initiative

Tuesday 12 September 2017 | 15:56 CET | News
The European Parliament has approved the new 'WiFi4EU' initiative to install free Wi-Fi hotspots in public squares, parks, hospitals and other public spaces across the EU. In a statement, the parliament confirmed that the funds provided will need to be used in a "geographically balanced manner" in more than 6,000 communities across member states on a "first come, first served" basis to finance free wireless connections in centres of public life accessible to the general public. In order to be eligible, public bodies need to cover operating costs for at least three years and offer free, easy

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Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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