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German Broadband Office defends approach to broadband subsidy pogramme

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The Broadband Office of the German government has defended its approach to Germany's broadband rollout, arguing at a broadband summit in Frankfurt that there are no issues with the government's subsidy programme despite reports that subsidies are not being utilised, reported Golem.de. Tim Brauckmueller from the Broadband Office called the procedures for claiming subsidies "a completely normal process" where contracts are awarded and lines built before subsidies are paid out. Brauckmueller said he had "no concerns" that funds were not being paid and noted that building works for Docsis 3.1

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