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Finland kicks off broadband strategy

Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications is to prepare a national broadband strategy that aims to define the country’s broadband targets for the years 2025 and 2030. The strategy will be technology neutral, which means it will be promoting the construction of both optical fibre connections and wireless broadband connections. It notes that the EU has proposed that by 2025 all European households have access to networks offering a download speed of at least 100 Mbps, which can be upgraded to 1 Gbps. Sweden has an even more ambitious target: 98% of the population will have access to a download speed of 1 Gbps by 2025. The broadband strategy will also define the measures for reaching the speed and availability targets and will discuss the necessary spectrum policy measures for the deployment of 5G. Read more

  • Tuesday, 18 July 2017

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