A Broadband Investment Handbook has been published

This handbook aims to assist public authorities in planning, implementing, and monitoring broadband projects within their territories.

It primarily addresses the deployment of access and backhaul segments of fixed broadband networks and the adoption of broadband services. Additionally, this version of the handbook incorporate insights from other domains, particularly mobile broadband networks.

The handbook’s structure builds on the ‘The high-speed broadband investment guide’ published in 2015. It has been comprehensively updated to encompass the latest technological, policy, regulatory, and financial developments. Notably, a new chapter on State aid has been introduced to reflect the updated Broadband State Aid Guidelines and other developments.

This document has been prepared for the European Commission. The document can be subject to updates, in particular to reflect the latest policy, technological or regulatory developments.

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Broadband Investment Handbook 13.69 MB