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German coalition partners agree to build nationwide gigabit network by 2025

Thursday 11 January 2018 | 14:00 CET | News
Germany's ruling conservative party CDU and the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) have reached an agreement to complete the nationwide development of a gigabit network in Germany by 2025, said German editorial network RND. The two coalition partners agreed to the aim as part of their wider talks to form a new coalition government following last September's elections. The government plans to obtain the appropriate public financing for the project from the proceeds it receives from auctioning off UMTS and 5G licenses, according to a position paper seen by RND from the parties' expert

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