This first insight looks at the role that public financing plays in superfast network rollouts in Europe.
It includes a detailed look at France’s public-initiative network system as it currently represents the most ambitious scheme of its kind in Europe, or at least the most deeply committed. But there have also been recent announcements out of Europe’s other key markets (Italy, Germany, the UK) over plans to increase the resources allocated to superfast infrastructures.

The insight also includes a focus on Netflix growth and strategy and a chronical gathering major industry news.

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Table of contents

Market Insight


Ultrafast Access in Europe: What role for public fundings?
Executive summary
1. Background
2. Features of the main national UFB schemes
3. Close-up on the France Très-Haut-Débit scheme


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• Chronical for January 2017


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Geographic area

  • Germany
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom


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Other details

  • Reference: M17601A
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: ultra fast broadband, public funding, UFB, Digital Agenda for Europe, DAE, Très-Haut-Débit, Alphabet, Amazon, AppDynamics, Apple, AT&T, BT, Charter, Cisco, Facebook, Google, HMD Global, Idea Cellular, Intel, LeEco, Liberty Global, Mediaset, Netflix, Orange, Qualcomm, Samsung, Serena Capital, Sprint, Studio71, Terra Bella, TF1, Verizon, Vivendi, Vodafone, Yahoo!

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