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VATM approves creation of digital infrastructure fund

Monday 6 August 2018 | 09:36 CET | News
German telecommunications industry group the VATM said it welcomed the government's announcement of the creation of a EUR 2.4 billion fund to finance digital infrastructure investments, calling the decision a "late exit" from the government's failed 50 Mbps coverage goal, which will simultaneously enable the construction of a sustainable, gigabit-speed network. Still, the VATM said clarity must be provided as to how and for what means these subsidies can be used, calling for funds to be steered towards rural areas where broadband networks are not economical without vouchers or subsidies. 

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Companies: VATM
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