Friesland considers 2 options to support rural fibre

Thursday 2 June 2016 | 11:21 CET | News
The Dutch province of Friesland is in talks with multiple players to expand fast internet in the region. It hopes to reach an agreement on a joint roll-out with one of the six parties it met in the past six weeks. Various models of cooperation and support are under consideration, of which the two most promising are being developed further ahead of a decision in July. This may include a public-private partnership, where the province agrees with market players and municipalities to set up a network company to roll out fibre in uncovered areas. The contract could be awarded by tender. The other

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