Groningen gets 7 applicants for rural broadband subsidy

Tuesday 27 December 2016 | 11:15 CET | News
The Dutch province of Groningen has received seven applications for its broadband support project 'Snel internet in Groningen', after the submission deadline passed on 21 December. The applications were published on the government website and will be evaluated over the next six weeks. Existing market parties will be asked to show what their plans are for covering the areas mentioned in the applications. If no market party is interested the province will consider providing subsidies and ask the applicants to work out a definite proposal for roll-out. The winners of the subsidies are expected

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.


Already registered?

Categories: Fixed
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a 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.


Groningen broadband support attracts 3 bidders

Published 05 Apr 2017 10:45 CET | Netherlands
Three groups have applied for support from the northern Dutch province of Groningen to bring faster broadband to the region. The ...

Zeven partijen willen breedband in Groningen aanleggen

Published 27 Dec 2016 09:45 CET | Netherlands
De provinciale regeling 'Snel internet in Groningen' heeft zeven voorlopige aanvragen opgeleverd. Op 21 december is de ...

Groningen extends deadline for broadband subsidies

Published 17 Nov 2016 10:51 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch province of Groningen has extended the deadline for applications for subsidies under its 'Snel internet Groningen' ...

Groningen launches Fast Internet Scheme

Published 17 Oct 2016 17:32 CET | Netherlands
The Fast Internet Groningen Scheme opened on 12 October. The Province of Groningen has set aside EUR 40 million for rolling out ...

Groningen to get EUR 40 million to improve broadband

Published 02 Sep 2016 10:13 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch province of Groningen, its Economic Board (EBG) and the National Coordinator Groningen (NCG) announced they have set ...

Groningen targets rural fibre coverage from 2017

Published 10 Aug 2016 10:55 CET | Netherlands
The roll-out of fibre broadband in rural areas of the northern Dutch province of Groningen should start from next year. According ...