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Germans want telcos to pay for broadband expansion

Wednesday 22 October 2014 | 12:09 CET | News
Almost half (43%) of Germans say internet providers should pay for the expansion of broadband internet, according to a survey conducted by Statista. Among the 1,004 people participating in the survey, 36 percent think the state should bear the costs, and about ten percent of those questioned see the expansion as unnecessary. Only very few people responded that high-bandwidth websites, such as Youtube, should pay for the network expansion.

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Countries: Germany
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