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French govt releases EUR 242 mln in funding for public fibre networks

Thursday 24 October 2019 | 13:58 CET | News
Ten French departments can now benefit from public funds amounting to EUR 242 million, after minister Edouard Philippe approved the release of the aid envelope, reports La Tribune. The funds will be shared among the departments of Somme, Cote-d'Or, Orne, Dordogne, Yonne, Nievre, Herault, Mayenne, Tarn-et-Garonne, and Gard. The news follows the recent announcement that EUR 140 million worth of budgeted fibre funds have been reallocated by the French government to support a new phase of fibre roll-out, towards the goal of achieving full coverage by 2025.

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