Federal Council wants whole of Switzerland to have access to high-speed Internet

Bern, 08.12.2023 - People across the country should be able to access ultra-high-speed Internet. That is the aim being pursued by the Federal Council in its gigabit strategy. To that end, it is proposing a funding programme to support the expansion of the network outside urban centres. It would be financed primarily with funds from future mobile radio frequency allocations. At its meeting on 8 December 2023, the Federal Council instructed the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) to draft a bill for consultation.

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