Spain mandates affordable broadband for all

Spanish officials said earlier this week that the government will require service providers to offer broadband with speeds of at least 1 Mbps at regulated rates to residents living anywhere in the country.The Spanish telecommunications minister issued a statement Tuesday declaring that broadband would be added to the country’s so-called “universal service,” which guarantees reasonably priced telephone service to citizens, Reuters reported. The goal is to offer affordable broadband with speeds of at least 1 Mbps to residents by 2011.To read this CNET report in full, see:
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