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Broadband in EU countries

Find current information on broadband development in each country, as well as national strategies and policies for developing broadband.

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This information includes financial instruments, major projects, as well as links to publications and contact information of responsible authorities and Broadband Competence Offices.

Select a country of your interest from the list below.

Flag of Austria Austria

Flag of Italy Italy
Flag of Belgium BelgiumFlag of Latvia Latvia
Flag of Bulgaria BulgariaFlag of Lithuania Lithuania
Flag of Croatia CroatiaFlag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
Flag of Cyprus CyprusFlag of Malta Malta
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech RepublicFlag of the Netherlands Netherlands
Flag of Denmark DenmarkFlag of Poland Poland
Flag of Estonia EstoniaFlag of Portugal Portugal
Flag of Finland FinlandFlag of Romania Romania
Flag of France FranceFlag of Slovakia Slovakia
Flag of Germany GermanyFlag of Slovenia Slovenia
Flag of Greece GreeceFlag of Spain Spain
Flag of Hungary HungaryFlag of Sweden Sweden
Flag of Ireland Ireland 

In 2017, we published a study analysing the state of connectivity, targets and measures in each country as well as an EU-wide comparison, including trends and good practices in broadband development.

Check the summary results of the questionnaire on the National Broadband Plans and reaching the 2020 and 2025 broadband targets, that was sent by the COCOM (Communications Committee) to Member States end of 2019.

Latest news

PRESS RELEASE |
State of the Union: Commission proposes a Path to the Digital Decade to deliver the EU's digital transformation by 2030

Today, the Commission proposed a Path to the Digital Decade, a concrete plan to achieve the digital transformation of our society and economy by 2030. The proposed Path to the Digital Decade will translate the EUʼs digital ambitions for 2030 into a concrete delivery mechanism. It will set up a governance framework based on an annual cooperation mechanism with Member States to reach the 2030 Digital Decade targets at Union level in the areas of digital skills, digital infrastructures, digitalisation of businesses and public services. It also aims to identify and implement large-scale digital

EVENT |
WiFi4EU: second online workshop for WiFi Installation Companies

This one-hour online workshop (10:00-11:00 CEST) is dedicated to WiFi Installation Companies involved in the WiFi4EU initiative. Its objective is to answer their questions in order to help overcome hurdles and accelerate network deployment. This workshop is an important opportunity in view of the approaching deadline, which risks the loss of municipalities’ € 15,000 WiFi4EU vouchers.

EVENT |
2021 Annual Conference of the European Broadband Competence Offices Network

Marking the BCO Network's five-year milestone, the 2021 Annual Conference will address important EU policy and funding developments, as well as BCOs' achievements and goals. The agenda will include Rural Digital Futures, Gigabit targets and the Digital Compass, EU Structural Funds and the Recovery and Resilience Facility, State aid and evolving technology, and CEF2 Digital. The final agenda will be shared with participants directly. This online event is open to all members of the European Broadband Competence Offices Network.

VIDEO |
Catalonia’s EU-funded fibre network connects over 400 government sites and promotes competitive rural digital services

Thanks to the European Regional Development Fund, Catalonia built a fibre backbone to connect over 400 government and local administration sites across the region. By offering the network’s extra capacity to the market, this ‘open network’ allows local operators to compete to use the infrastructure and deploy services to under-served rural areas. “We have generated an ecosystem of over 80 local operators to promote competence and competitiveness in these local areas with very high-quality services”, explains David Ferrer, Catalonian’s Secretary of Digital Policies, in this video interview.

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