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Tender Notice issued for the broadband development PPP project in rural areas of Greece

21.11.2013 - 00:00

An Invitation for Expression of Interest was issued for the broadband development PPP project in rural areas of Greece.

The deadline for the submission of expressions of interest is January 31st, 2014.

The project's goal is the installation and operation of necessary infrastructure for broadband internet access, in order to achieve digital convergence among the most disadvantaged rural areas of Greece with the rest of the country. The project is designed to allow sustainable use and operation of the infrastructure in the long term, while encouraging competition.

The project will provide high-speed internet to about 5,500 villages and more than 600,000 residents in mountainous, island and rural areas. The total duration of the contract is 17 years. The budget of the project amounts to 161 million Euros, which will be funded by EU funds.