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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 Estonia's Information Society Strategy (2007-2013) contains a measure „reducing administrative burden for broadband infrastructure development”.
Do you have an operational national mapping of retail broadband coverage at different speeds? Yes Study „Preparation of EstWin 2: the market and market failures: http://www.praxis.ee/index.php?id=27&L=1&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=1550&cHash=6eecc28695
Have civil infrastructure initiatives been developed to entice new market entrants? Yes Estonian Information Society Strategy (2007-2013) contains a measure „synergy creation and utilization with utility providers for broadband infrastructure development”.
Has the digital dividend spectrum (790 - 862MHz) been repurposed for mobile broadband and assigned to operators? Yes 790-862 MHz or the so-called digital dividend has been opened to broadband since 01.07.2012 (until that date the frequency was used for broadcasting). Public contest for the band 800 MHz is under preparation.

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