Description / Explanation

Within the framework of an exemplary public-private partnership project, all households in the municipality will be connected directly to fiber networks. In June 2009, the town council decided to make a European-wide call for tender for the deployment of a multimedia broadband network with data rates of at least 50 Mbit/s for all households. The tender specification required non-discriminatory and technology neutral access to the network for third parties, as well as a detailed financial model. After receiving an offer that matched all their requirements, the town council decided in December 2009 to go ahead with the deployment. In February 2010, a contract to build the complete network was signed with the supplier. The network is owned by SBO GmbH, a company 100% owned by the municipality of Oberhausen an der Donau.