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Press conference by Neelie Kroes on the proposal to reduce the cost of deploying broadband

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On 26 March 2013, Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the EC in charge of the Digital Agenda, gave in Brussels a press conference on the new rules proposed by the European Commission to cut by 30% the cost of rolling out high-speed Internet. Civil engineering, such as the digging up of roads to lay down fibre, accounts for up to 80% of the cost of deploying high-speed networks. High-speed broadband is the backbone of the telecoms and wider Digital Single Market, the European Commission is attempting to build. Its rollout is currently slowed down by a patchwork of rules and administrative practices at national and sub-national levels.
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Type: Complete press conference   Reference: I-077152   Date: 26/03/2013   Duration: 14:35
Personalities:   Kroes, Neelie  
Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Competitiveness | Digital Agenda | Internet | Single Market
© European Union, 2013   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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