Rural NGN - inauguration in Penacova

The connection of Escola Básica de Penacova (Penacova Basic School), completed yesterday (09.02.2011), marks the process of expanding NGN into rural areas.

According to the Government, 75 percent of Portugal’s territory is already covered by NGN, ensuring potential access to seven million people.  Rural NGN represents an investment of 182 million euros, with support from the European Union totalling 106.2 million euros, and aims to achieve coverage of 139 municipalities encompassing 800 thousand inhabitants.

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