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Only one in five EU households subscribe to 100 Mbps broadband

Wednesday 12 June 2019 | 11:50 CET | News
Only one in five EU households subscribe to broadband of at least 100 Mbps, well short of the EU's goal of 50 percent with 'ultrafast' broadband by 2020. The figures are part of the latest Digital Economy and Society Index published by the European Commission and show the EU needs to do more to accelerate its digital transformation, the Commission said. 

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