Digital Agenda for Europe
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  1. Create Graphs

    A hundred indicators of the European information society, comparing progress across countries and over time. Select a graph or watch the tutorial at the bottom of the page   1. Analyse one indicator across countries 2. See the evolution of one indicator o ...

    Jan Arkady Mali... - 02/07/2015 - 10:06

  2. Guide to high-speed broadband investment

    The following short guide is meant to aid municipalities in their first planning steps towards a successful broadband development project. Local and regional public authorities have a crucial role in the deployment of Next Generation Networks (NGN). The g ...

    Jana Brauckmüller - 03/07/2015 - 13:00

  3. Informazioni sul paese- Italia

    Il piano nazionale italiano per la banda larga riguarda tre aree di interesse per lo sviluppo di quest'ultima. Lo sviluppo delle reti di accesso di nuova generazione (NGA), realizzato con l'aiuto degli investimenti da parte degli operatori priva ...

    Magdalena Jähler - 03/07/2015 - 13:00

  4. Defining your broadband plan

    An effective broadband plan should clarify how broadband investment will help to achieve the objectives of the overall local/regional development programme. This section shall help to clarify what questions need to be considered when developing a broadban ...

    Magdalena Jähler - 03/07/2015 - 13:51

  5. EU Scoreboard: Annual digital progress rankings

    12/06/2013 The Commission will later this year adopt proposals for concrete measures in response to a European Council request to create a Single Telecoms Market, in order to address the problems confirmed in today's data. Neelie Kroes said: "I ...

    Newsroom Editor - 03/07/2015 - 14:34

  6. Broadband business models

    This section describes the different business models available to public authorities and other market actors. A business model defines the roles and responsibilities of different actors in the broadband value chain with a specific focus on the public auth ...

    Magdalena Jähler - 06/07/2015 - 14:30

  7. Actors in the broadband value chain

    The basic roles of Physical Infrastructure Provider (PIP), Network Provider (NP) and Service Provider (SP) can be taken by different actors. Backbone PIP The Backbone Physical Infrastructure Provider owns and operates the passive infrastructure in the bac ...

    Magdalena Jähler - 06/07/2015 - 14:30

  8. Main financing tools

    Main financing tools available include revenue-based financing, private capital and financial markets, government-backed bank loan and bonds, public funds and bottom-up community financing. Revenue-based financing If the public authority chooses a public- ...

    Magdalena Jähler - 06/07/2015 - 14:31

  9. Financing of public-private joint ventures and private-run deployments

    In case private actors owning existing infrastructure are willing to cooperate with the public authority to build a municipal network (public- or private-run), the investment effort is partly supported by the private actor concerning the deployment and op ...

    Magdalena Jähler - 06/07/2015 - 14:31

  10. State aid

    Some forms of support by public authorities are referred to as state-aid. In the broadband market, where investment should generally come from private operators, state aid by national, regional, and local authorities is in principle prohibited. However, p ...

    Magdalena Jähler - 06/07/2015 - 14:31