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EVENT | 16 February 2021

Connectivity challenges of Outermost Regions

  •   10 March 2021

This online workshop will discuss and posit solutions to the principal connectivity challenges of the EU's Outermost Regions, including sub-marine cables, the new standard for Very High-Capacity Networks (VHCN), and being heard in broadband programming discussions. Registration is open to all members of the European Broadband Competence Offices (BCOs) Network. The agenda will be made available to participants directly.

Title over photo of gently rippling water: Connectivity challenges of Outermost Regions
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Background

This workshop is organised by the BCO Network Support Facility in partnership with DGs CNECT, AGRI, REGIO and COMP, and in collaboration with the Outermost Region BCO of the Canaries.

It is part of a capacity-building knowledge-exchange programme run by the BCO Network Support Facility in order to connect and strengthen the BCO Network, support broadband roll-out in urban, rural and remote regions, and contribute to achieving the EU Digital Single Market and Gigabit Society objectives.

Find out more about the BCO Network in the 2020 Activity Report and the Questions and Answers page.