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Fibre costs hinder Norwegian data centre industry

Tuesday 9 June 2015 | 12:20 CET | News
The price of fibre is hindering the development of Norway as a data centre location, it emerged at a hearing in Oslo organised by IKT-Norge, the country's ICT organisation, said an article on the Computerworld website. Knut Molaug, head of Green Mountains, said fibre transmission costs three times as much as the European average, according to cw.no.

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