18 Apr, 2018

ALDE-CoR fight against the digital divide

While basic broadband services are available to all households in the European Union, the much faster next generation access is only available to 40% of rural residents compared to 90% of urban ones. This slower broadband and low penetration in rural areas, outermost regions or sparsely populated areas present an obstacle to achieving the EU’s ambitious goals for 2020-2025 in terms of the Digital Single Market.

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