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Saffle council plan connects 92% of rural homes to broadband

Wednesday 24 April 2013 | 13:11 CET | News
The Swedish Broadband Forum said its village grid working group has recently held a meeting with representatives of Saffle municipal administration to discuss its experiences of setting up a rural fibre optic network. It said 92 percent of homes in country areas around Saffle are now connected. It said 2,220 connections out of 2,500 potential ones in the countryside have been achieved, at a gross cost of SEK 30,000 to SEK 32,000 per household. Digging has been carried out at reasonable prices by local contracters and power companies reduced their collocation costs. Volunteers also worked on

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