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French govt allocates EUR 570 mln towards 100% fibre coverage target

Monday 18 January 2021 | 11:07 CET | News
The French government has announced an additional EUR 570 million worth of funds to extend the reach of FTTP connectivity in rural areas, of which EUR 420 million will be available immediately for public initiative network projects that had yet to be fully funded. The remaining EUR 150 million, to be allocated by summer, has been earmarked for initiatives to overcome current issues in fibre installations. This latest decision brings to EUR 3.57 billion the amount invested in the ongoing national fibre roll-out programme.

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