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Swedish report urges more rural fibre broadband for public services, farming and SMEs

Tuesday 6 April 2021 | 12:17 CET | News
Swedish local network association SSNf said a report commissioned from RISE Research Institutes of Sweden says that lack of relevant infrastructure could hinder digitisation in the public sector, agriculture, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the countryside. Half of rural homes are still without broadband. The report sets out four scenarios for possible use of digital services within ten years, for green industries/farming, medical treatment and care, municipal technical management, and SMEs in rural locations.

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