0
General

German government establishes digital infrastructure fund

Thursday 2 August 2018 | 12:34 CET | News
Always wanted to know everything about the Dutch Telecoms market? Then the online Masterclass Introduction Dutch Telecom market is for you! Please enroll here!
The German government has approved a plan to create a fund for financing digital infrastructure investments. The aim of the initiative is to bring gigabit internet to schools, especially in rural areas. The money in the Digital Infrastructure Fund shall come from the proceeds from the 5G auction, currently being prepared by the regulator BNetzA. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Countries: Germany
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Deutsche Telekom introduces Education tariff for school pupils

Published 24 Aug 2020 10:16 CET | Germany
Deutsche Telekom said it is offering the mobile tariff Education for school pupils. Partners manage the tariff and identify ...

Telefonica Germany supplies schoolchildren with laptops for distance learning

Published 01 Jul 2020 18:12 CET | Germany
Telefonica Germany is working with Amazon and the Children's Charity (Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk) to supply 250 students with ...

German govt funds three 5G research projects with EUR 26 mln

Published 23 Oct 2019 10:38 CET | Germany
One of the three projects is called 5G 4Healthcare, proposed by the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Amberg-Weiden. The ...

German parliament reaches compromise on digital pact for schools

Published 22 Feb 2019 10:20 CET | Germany
The German parliament has reached a compromise on the reform of the constitution in order to take a final decision on the digital ...

German industries calls for more extensive coverage requirements for 5G

Published 05 Sep 2018 13:59 CET | Germany
The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and several other leading industry associations in Germany including the ...

Germany's Digital Council holds first meeting with Chancellor Merkel

Published 24 Aug 2018 10:45 CET | Germany
The ten-member Digital Council appointed by the German government to help the country accelerate its digitisation efforts has ...

DeTe rejects accusations of fibre network overbuild

Published 22 Aug 2018 16:35 CET | Germany
Rather than focus on improving broadband coverage, regional actors who criticize this law and Telekom's actions are instead ...

German regulator doubtful over legal basis to impose national roaming

Published 17 Aug 2018 11:53 CET | Germany
Germany's Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has expressed doubts over the necessity of new regulations to support the launch of a ...

German govt to close loophole on access to network infrastructure construction sites - report

Published 06 Aug 2018 09:42 CET | Germany
The German government is preparing to introduce an amendment that would remove a loophole from the Digital Networks Bill ...

VATM approves creation of digital infrastructure fund

Published 06 Aug 2018 09:36 CET | Germany
German telecommunications industry group the VATM said it welcomed the government's announcement of the creation of a EUR 2.4 ...

MVNO Europe calls on German regulator to impose 5G access requirements

Published 06 Aug 2018 09:28 CET | Germany
Industry group MVNO Europe has called on Germany's national telecoms regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), to institute ...

Germany developing bill to set up special digitisation fund - report

Published 27 Jul 2018 14:59 CET | Germany
The German government is implementing provisions on the broadband rollout from the government's coalition agreement in a new law ...

Fifteen German industrial manufacturers signal interest in 5G licences - report

Published 18 May 2018 14:29 CET | Germany
Germany's main mobile operators will face increased competition for 5G spectrum licences when frequencies are auctioned off next ...

Germany 5G auction delayed to spring 2019

Published 16 May 2018 13:25 CET | Germany
Germany's national telecoms regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), announced it will hold auctions for 5G frequencies in ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Oct Harmonic Q3 2020
26 Oct Alphabet Q3 2020
26 Oct Twilio Q3 2020
26 Oct CCW Europe 2020
27 Oct Akamai Technologies Q3 2020
27 Oct Megacable Q3 2020
27 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
27 Oct A10 Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2020
27 Oct Siminn Q3 2020
27 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3 2020
27 Oct Sequans Communications Q3 2020
28 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2020
28 Oct Equinix Q3 2020
28 Oct 8x8 fiscal Q2
28 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2020
28 Oct ZTE Q3 2020
28 Oct Belden Q3 2020
28 Oct Extreme Networks fiscal Q1
28 Oct KPN Q3 2020
28 Oct Cognizant Q3 2020
28 Oct Telecoms World Asia 2020
29 Oct Digital Realty Q3 2020
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telefonica Q3 2020
29 Oct Dasan Zhone Q3
29 Oct Ribbon Communications Q3
29 Oct Comcast Q3 2020
29 Oct Veon Q3 2020
29 Oct NTT Docomo fiscal Q2
::: More Calendar Items