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Spain To Spend €250 M To Extend Ultrafast Broadband To The Whole Country

Invest in Spain | The new Universalisation of Digital Infrastructures for Cohesion Programme (UNICO) is the framework for measures and investments that will guarantee ultrafast broadband connection throughout the country, covering 100% of the population by 2025. The first call launched by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation is aimed at telecommunications operators whose objective is the deployment of very high speed broadband infrastructures, capable of providing services at speeds of at least 300 Mbps, scalable to 1 Gbps.


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Spain In The Digital Race

CaixaBank Research | The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the importance of digitalisation in disruptive contexts such as the present. Economic activity has held up better in more digitalised countries: a greater number of companies have continued to operate at the height of the pandemic, the public sector has been more effective and quicker in helping households and firms most in need, and in people’s homes digitalisation has enabled teleworking and has allowed the younger generations to continue to study remotely. Where does Spain stand in this field?


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Telefónica To Extend The 5G Network To 75% Of The Population This Year

As of today, Telefónica’s 5G network is available in all the autonomous communities, with outstanding hyperconnectivity in European terms as a result of its combination with fibre optics. According to Telefónica chairman José María Álvarez-Pallete “5G will bring huge benefits for Spain. This is a golden opportunity for our country to lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. This move will enable 75% of the Spanish population to obtain access to this new technology by the end of the year.