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Friesland sees delay in Kabelnoord fibre plan

Wednesday 23 November 2016 | 11:16 CET | News
Alternative operators in the Dutch province of Friesland have called on the government to release promised funding for rural broadband development. The provincial government agreed three years ago to set up a fund worth EUR 60 million for bringing fibre to around 25,000 addresses in rural areas. However, the launch of the fund has been sidelined by a government plan to invest in cable operator Kabelnoord to support broadband development. The Kabelnoord agreement to bring fibre to much of the province was announced in July, but has yet to take shape due to legal aspects at the provincial

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