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German govt to launch review of broadband subsidies, shift focus to FTTH - report

Wednesday 14 February 2018 | 17:22 CET | News
The incoming German government said it is going to launch a review of its tendering process for broadband subsidies to simplify procedures and focus more on FTTH for projects currently in the initial planning phases, reported Heise Online. The review was prompted by a report from public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) that the government awarded subsidies totaling only EUR 22.45 million to broadband projects over the past two years despite making over EUR 4.4 billion in subsidies available for the nationwide broadband rollout since 2015. In addition, only a "small portion" of the 2,200

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