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Gigabit network scheme approved for Germany

23.11.2020
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New infrastructure will prioritise areas of poor connectivity

A new financing scheme to support very high capacity connectivity in Germany has been approved by the European Commission, says Telegeography. A budget of 6 billion euros will be provided nationally, with additional regional and local funding expected to bring the total to c 12 billion euros. Financing will focus initially on households with connection speeds below 100 Mbps, and the scheme will require physical unbundling to enable all operators to use the infrastructure. Germany aims to make gigabit networks available to all of its citizens by the end of 2025.

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A new financing scheme to support very high capacity connectivity in Germany has been approved by the European Commission, says Telegeography.

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