The European Broadband Awards is an annual event where the European Commission recognises outstanding broadband deployment projects in Europe. It highlights the successful establishment of broadband infrastructures through these awards.

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The European Broadband Awards are open to all types of projects advanced in their implementation, irrespective of the size, location, or technologies used. The competition targets national, regional, and local public authorities (e.g. municipalities, regions and administrations) as well as large and small privately funded projects that adopt innovative models of investment, business or financing.

European Broadband Awards 2018

Projects from all over Europe applied. The jury of broadband experts selected 15 finalists. The five winners were announced and awarded by the European Commissioners for Regional Policy & Digital Economy and Society at the ceremony on 19 November and presented their projects at the Broadband Day in Brussels on 20 November. Check the photos and the video from the Award Ceremony. The video interviews with the five winners are available online. The winners are also featured in the good practice database of Broadband Europe. For reference only, the application form and the guide for applicants are available for download.

The next edition of the European Broadband Awards is planned for 2019.

Previous editions of the awards

You will find more information about previous editions of the awards, the finalists and the winners in the European Broadband Awards archive.

Further information & support

European Broadband Awards Helpdesk at atene KOM
Tel: +49 30 6098990 19

Click on the map below to check the projects that applied for the European Broadband Awards 2018.


Awards 2018