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Sweden report sees room for state actors in broadband market

Tuesday 12 January 2016 | 15:06 CET | News
A Swedish commission has submitted to the government its final report on the study of the effective use of the state's broadband infrastructure. The government decided in August 2014 to set up a special committee to look at how its broadband assets could be best used. This includes infrastructure owned by the Swedish Transport Administration, public power grid, Vattenfall and Teracom. The commission, led by the former MP Asa Torstensson, was asked to look at how a possible rationalisation of the state's assets could support the government's broadband strategy. While over 60 percent of Swedes

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Companies: PTS / Teracom / Vattenfall
Countries: Sweden
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