Norway's new govt to expand 2022 broadband funding by NOK 100 mln

Monday 8 November 2021 | 13:55 CET | News
Norwegian Minister for Local Government and Regional Development Bjorn Arild Gram has proposed an extra NOK 100 million in funding for broadband in the supplementary 2022 national budget, which would bring the total to over NOK 300 million. The government is targeting universal high-speed internet access by 2025.

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