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EU reaches deal on EUR 120 mln 'WiFi4EU' hotspot initiative

Tuesday 30 May 2017 | 09:15 CET | News
The European Commission announced that a deal has been struck with the European Parliament and Council to launch the 'WiFi4EU' initiative to install free Wi-Fi hotspots in public squares, parks, hospitals and other public spaces across the EU. The political agreement includes a commitment by the three institutions to assign EUR 120 million to fund equipment for public free Wi-Fi services in 6,000 to 8,000 municipalities in all Member States. A grant allocated in the form of vouchers will be used to purchase and install equipment, while the public authority will cover the running costs of the

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Countries: Europe
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