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German govt to fund broadband through digital dividend

Friday 15 August 2014 | 22:54 CET | News
The German government will speed up the expansion of high-speed internet by using much of the proceeds from the sale of spectrum currently used for television to mobile telecommunications operators, Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt told newspaper 'Die Welt'. The majority of the second digital dividend will be invested directly in digitising the country, he said. He hoped that by 30 September, the criteria for promoting broadband expansion will have been worked out in conjunction with the individual states. Dobrindt plans to present the government's digital

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