The winners of the European Broadband Awards 2019 were announced at the special Award Ceremony in Brussels. The Director General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology announced 5 project winners in the different categories focusing on innovative models of financing, cost reduction, socio-economic impact, demand generation and quality of services. The selected projects presented innovative cooperative approaches and solutions for broadband deployment in Europe.
A jury of five international broadband experts assessed and evaluated the submitted project applications and selected the following winners:
Category 1. Innovative models of financing, business and investment
Category 2. Cost reduction measures and co-investment
Category 3. Socio-economic impact in rural and remote areas
- PEBA Basque Country - Ultrafast broadband services extension in areas of economic activity and rural zones
Category 4. Demand generation and take-up of connectivity
Category 5. Quality and affordability of services
The highest number of applications came from Germany and the UK. The majority of projects applied in category 3 “Socio-economic impact in rural and remote areas”.
Check out the winners from the previous years