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Ewe to spend EUR 250,000 on WLAN at refugee accommodation

Monday 23 November 2015 | 10:07 CET | News
German regional operator Ewe Tel has announced a donation of EUR 250,000 to equip refugee accommodation with WLAN. With this money, Ewe can install 300 to 400 WLAN hotspots and operate them for two years. In addition to the internet access, Ewe has given the municipalities the assurance of quick supply of gas, water and telecommunication to the migrant centres.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: EWE Tel
Countries: Germany
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