Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

CEF Telecom Frequently Asked Questions

INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over the CEF Telecom legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

This page contains the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding the 2015 CEF Telecom calls. The page will no longer be updated as all the calls have closed.


General FAQ   Last update
General FAQ
General questions related to eligibility, co-funding, submission and compliance issues.  
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10 February 2016
Specific FAQ
More targeted, technical information to the specific call areas.


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Public Open Data


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Safer Internet


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Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) 


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The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) are based on the rules and conditions contained in the legal documents relating to the 2015 CEF Telecom Calls for Proposals. They are intended to ensure that the same guidance is provided to all potential applicants, and do not in themselves have legal value.