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Spanish govt to bring fibre to 1.5 mln more people in underserved areas

Monday 24 February 2020 | 10:51 CET | News
The Spanish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation has announced that it plans to significantly expand the number of areas eligible for broadband subsidies with a view to bringing fibre connections to 1.5 million more people in the country. In a statement, the ministry said it's launching a public consultation on a proposal to include so-called 'grey areas' in its PEBA-NGA programme for 2020.

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