Good practice map

Good practice

  • United Kingdom

    The need to address the problem of poor or non-existent broadband in the glen was identified through a survey of all properties initiated in 2007. A sub-group of the Community Council was set up and... more

  • United Kingdom

    The superfast fibre infrastructure is not available in many remote rural communities. Due to the remoteness of the Crai community, existing internet service providers could not provide a cost-... more

  • Finland

    The project supported, encouraged, and helped 20 villages in Finnish Lapland to take action to build their own high-speed broadband internet, rather than waiting for someone else to do it for them.... more

  • Denmark

    In 2016, the Rural Council of Northern Funen (Landdistriktsrådet Nordfyn), a local NGO representing the people in the small villages and the countryside) in the municipality of Northern Funen,... more

  • Spain

    "Badajoz Es Más" is an initiative carried out by the Provincial Council of Badajoz with the objective to provide the better quality of life in the municipalities, based on IoT and Big Data... more

  • Denmark

    Many rural areas in Vendsyssel have very bad connection to the internet. Nord Energi Fibre, together with local residents and municipalities worked out a concept offering access to the fibre network... more

  • Germany

    A public owned open access network was constructed in Friedrichsrode (community Helbedündorf). The citizens of Friedrichsrode did the civil engineering works by their own. This way they could... more

  • Norway

    The project offered high-speed broadband to residents, private and public entities. The development of fibre network covered almost 2000 households, with about 300 km of fibre cable. There has been... more

  • Spain

    The AKIWIFI franchise project was launched to give an opportunity to entrepreneurs interested in becoming local telecommunications operators. The target of the franchise are entrepreneurs interested... more

  • Norway

    700 households over an area of 400 square km have been or will be connected to fibre broadband. Marnardal municipality facilitates and co-finances the investments. Every household in Marnardal has... more

  • Germany

    The village of Gerstengrund consists of 18 households and 67 inhabitants. It is a remote area 10 km away from the nearest town Geisa. In spite of this, Gerstengrund rolled out fast internet (FTTH)... more

  • Germany

    This pilot project is the first instance of European Commission-approved State aid investment in a "grey area". It involves six Bavarian municipalities: Kleinostheim, Kulmbach, Kammerstein... more

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