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Use structural funds to finance the roll-out of high-speed networks

Indicator Status Evidence
Are you using structural funds to finance the roll-out of high-speed networks? Yes „Development of Rural Area Information Technology Broadband Network RAIN“. http://www.esparama.lt/2007-2013/lt/projektas?id=4358
Will you achieve full allocation of your ERDF funds allocated to broadband deployment by 2013? Yes Total value of project „Development of Rural Area Information Technology Broadband Network RAIN“ is 208 million LT (177 million LT is allocated from ERDF). 148 million LT (126 million LT from ERDF) are already paid out to the beneficiary. It is planned that full allocation of ERDF funds (177 million Lt) will be allocated by the end of 2013. http://www.esparama.lt/2007-2013/lt/projektas?id=4358

Best Practice Case

On behalf of the European Commission Analysys Mason prepared Guide to broadband investment. This guide sets out best practice examples in planning an investment of public funds in broadband projects in EU. RAIN Project is being mentioned and analysed among the best broadband projects in EU. http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/sources/docgener/presenta/broadband2011/broadband2011_en.pdf

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