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Swedish watchdog suggests broadband funding should come under unified state agency

Tuesday 14 November 2017 | 14:29 CET | News
Swedish postal and telecoms regulator PTS has made a recommendation to the government that support for broadband expansion ought to be handled by one central state agency in future. It said focusing on one single subsidy will provide operators with predictability. This should be separate from Sweden's rural development programme and from the European regional development fund.

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