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Member States to facilitate broadband investment

Indicator Status Evidence
Have any measures to streamline planning or administrative procedures been introduced to improve broadband investment conditions? Yes FTTH-Roundtable to facilitate technical standardisation, organised by the regulator: http://www.bakom.admin.ch/themen/technologie/01397/03044/index.html?lang=en#sprungmarke3_11
Do you have an operational national mapping of retail broadband coverage at different speeds? Yes A broadband mapping tool will be available by the end of 2012: http://www.bakom.admin.ch/themen/technologie/01397/01542/03801/index.html?lang=en
Have civil infrastructure initiatives been developed to entice new market entrants? Yes There are several cooperations of telcos and local utilities entering the market:
Has the digital dividend spectrum (790 - 862MHz) been repurposed for mobile broadband and assigned to operators? Yes digital dividend spectrum was assigned in 2012. spectrum trading is not allowed, there is a 50% coverage obligation to avoid spectrum hoarding. http://www.bakom.admin.ch/dokumentation/medieninformationen/00471/index.html?lang=en&msg-id=43520

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External contribution

External contributions are more than welcome. If you would like to share with us a country, regional or local-level initiative relevant for this DAE action, you can do it via the online form.